Leptospirosis

Description

 

  • Mild to severe infection from getting bitten by a rodent
  • Drinking contaminated water
Cause
  • Leptospira bacteria transmitted by rodents
Symptoms
  • Diarrhea
  • Chills
  • Vomiting
  • Myalgia
  • Kidney damage
Treatment
  • Seek medical attention from a physician
Prevention
  • Proper sanitation and food storage and handling
  • Rodent-proofing