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Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral

Print version ISSN 0864-2125On-line version ISSN 1561-3038


RODRIGUEZ ALONSO, Beatriz; GOMEZ DE HAZ, Héctor José; PEREZ MAZA, Benito  and  CRUZ DE LA PAZ, Raúl. Diagnóstico y Tratamiento de la Leptospirosis Humana. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 2001, vol.17, n.1, pp.68-73. ISSN 0864-2125.

A review is made on the topic of human leptospirosis, since it is a health problem in our country and in many other parts of the world. We take into consideration the analysis of the essential milestones for the diagnosis of any entity: epidemiology, clinical picture and laboratory. The importance of the anatomopathological diagnosis in the dead due to human leptospirosis is also taken into account. The pathognomonic aspects in relation to this disease are given here. Likewise, the current schemes of the elective treatment for Cuba are dealt with

Keywords : LEPTOSPIROSIS [diagnosis]; LEPTOSPIROSIS [epidemiology]; RISK FACTORS.

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