Leptospirosis in dogs – What do I need to know?

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How many cases of leptospirosis have been reported in the Wollongong area in 2021
0
1
2
10
 
The serovar of leptospirosis interrogans most commonly seen with the last outbreak is
Caniola
Pimona
Copenhagi
intermedia.
 
The seroprevalence of leptopirosis in the 2008 study was
0.5%
2.4%
9%
20.7%.
 
Which animal is most commonly associated with spreading leptospirosis
Cats
Possums
Rats
Humans Correct
 
Which of the following could be a source of a leptospirosis
Urine
Soil
Water
All of the above.
 
The incubation period of a leptospirosis infection is
1-3 days
5-14 days
7-20 days
unknown.
 
Which of the following biochemistry/ haematology changes are most common in leptospirosis
High urea, creatinine, ALT, anaemia
Low bilirubin, high ALP, High glucose
Low ALT, BUN, creatinine
None of the above.
 
Which of the following statements are correct
If you are running a leptosiprosis PCR test, do so before giving antibiotics
You should monitor urine production every 2-3 hours in a leptospirosis patient
Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease so you should use PPE and avoid contamination with infected body fluids
All of the above.
 
Which antibiotics need to be used for leptospirosis
A) Enrofloxacin
B) Penicillins
C) Doxycyline
D) B and C.
 
What has been the mortality rate in the recent leptospirosis outbreak
10%
50%
90%
100%.