Differences in clinical manifestations of imported versus autochthonous leptospirosis in Austria and Germany

B. Hoffmeister, G. Peyerl-Hoffmann, S. Pischke, I. Zollner-Schwetz, R. Krause, M.C. Müller, A. Graf, S. Kluge, G.D. Burchard, W.V. Kern, N. Suttorp & J.P. Cramer
Objectives: Leptospirosis, probably the most common zoonosis worldwide, is a rare disease in Austria and Germany. Increasing international travel activity has led to a growing number of imported cases in our countries in addition to a low but persisting rate of autochthonous illnesses, leading to a [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]