Leptospira interrrogans causes leptospirosis, usually a mild febrile illness that may result in liver or kidney failure. Leptospira enters the host through mucosa and broken skin resulting in bacteremia. Infective bacteria are shed in the urine. Direct or indirect contact with urine containing virulent leptospires is the major means by whic...
IgG AND IgM
Negative : ≤0.90 OD ratio
Equivocal :0.91-1.10 OD ratio
Positive : ≥1.11 OD ratio
When to get Tested
When there is s/s of Leptospira (High fever, headache, bleeding, muscle pain, chills, red eyes and vomiting or diarrhea etc.
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