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Tanja Schmidhauser, Simona Curioni, Enos Bernasconi, "Acute Interstitial Nephritis due to Leptospira grippotyphosa in the Absence of Weil’s Disease", Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, vol. 24, Article ID 659718, 3 pages, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/659718
Acute Interstitial Nephritis due to Leptospira grippotyphosa in the Absence of Weil’s Disease
Anicteric leptospirosis is a self-limited flu-like disease, whereas the icteric form is a severe illness characterized by multiple organ involvement or even failure. A case involving a patient with rapidly progressing renal insufficiency requiring intermittent renal replacement therapy due to Leptospira grippotyphosa in the absence of a Weil’s disease is reported.
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