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Guidelines for Prevention and Control of Leptospirosis 1
1. Introduction 12. Bacteriology 13. Factors responsible for emergence of Leptospirosis 24. Mode of transmission 35. Age and sex distribution 36. Seasonal variation 37. High risk groups 38. Spectrum of illness 49. Differential diagnosis 810 Recommended case deﬁnition 911. Laboratory criteria for diagnosis 912. Diagnosis 1213. Laboratories where facilities for diagnosis are available 1414. Leptospirosis – Treatment 1415. Prevention and control 21