Surin, Thailand: Leptospira Infection claims 107 lives

Posted on June 26, 2012 • Filed under: Thailand, Travel News

In the northeastern part of Surin Province, the infected person of leptospirosis have been confirmed 107 people, have also climbed seven dead. For this reason, since the health authorities of the prefecture is greater risk of infection of farmers, are invited to wear rubber boots and rubber gloves in order to prevent infection during farm work. Leptospirosis, Gram-negative bacteria of the genus Leptospira (the natural host of wild animals such as rats) zoonotic disease is oral infection percutaneously from water and soil. Read article

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