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Volume 7, Number 6—December 2001


The Changing Epidemiology of Leptospirosis in Israel

Revital Kariv*†, Robert Klempfner*†, Ada Barnea‡, Yechezkel Sidi*†, and Eli Schwartz*†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel;; †Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel;; ‡Israel Institute for Biological Research, Ness Ziona, Israel

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Figure 2

Incidence (rate per 100,000) of leptospirosis in Israel from 1951 to 1999 (adapted from ref. 3, with permission).

Figure 2. Incidence (rate per 100,000) of leptospirosis in Israel from 1951 to 1999 (adapted from ref. 3, with permission).

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1Leptospira serovars tested:
Serovars of L. interrogans: Ictero copenhagi Weinberg, Javanica Vcldrat-ATCC 233479, Canicola Hond Utrecht IV-ATCC 2347, Australis-ATCC 23605, Grippothyphosa Moskow V-ATCC 23469, Cynopteri Canazone, Sejroe M-84, Pyrogenes-ATCC 23480, Szwajizak Szwajizak, Ballum Castelloni-ATCC 23580, Mini Sari, Burgas, Hardjo, Ballum Mus, Pomona-ATCC 23478, Tarassovi-ATCC 23481, Bataviae ATCC, Sejreo Bratislava, Rachmat-ATCC 23603, Ictero RGA -ATCC 43642
Serovars of L. biflexa: Patoc, Andamana

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