Author(s): Verma A, Stevenson B
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Abstract Leptospirosis, caused by pathogenic species of genus Leptospira, is a highly prevalent zoonotic disease throughout many parts of the world, and an important emerging disease within the United States. Uveitis is a common complication of systemic infection in humans. A similar condition in horses is characterized by recurrent bouts of inflammation. In this article, we review advances in our understanding of leptospiral uveitis and its pathogenic mechanisms. © 2012 Blackwell Verlag GmbH.
This article was published in Zoonoses Public Health
and referenced in Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination