leptospira leptospira

Definition(s):

  • (n) important pathogens causing Weil's disease or canicola fever

Usage(s):

  • Mosquitoes, well infected with Noguchi's leptospira, when applied to three nonimmune individuals, failed to produce the least disturbance, showing that mosquitoes cannot transmit .
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