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A case of leptospirosis diagnosed in Vilnius, Lithuania

 Rediger
  Published: 22.03.12 Updated: 22.03.2012 15:23:14

As of 16 March 2012, the Lithuanian Centre for Communicable Diseases and AIDS reported a case of laboratory confirmed leptospirosis in Vilnius.

A person asked for medical assistance in the beginning of March 2012 with fever, headache and cough. This person could have been infected during a visit to the homestead. Previously there were 5 cases of leptospirosis in 2010 and 3 in 2011 reported in Lithuania.

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