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Research Article

Association between Age and Severity to Leptospirosis in Children

  • Gilles Guerrier mail,

    guerriergilles@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Intensive Care Unit, Centre Hospitalier Territorial, Noumea, New Caledonia

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  • Pauline Hie,

    Affiliation: Paediatrics, Centre Hospitalier Territorial, Noumea, New Caledonia

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  • Ann-Claire Gourinat,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Virology, Institut Pasteur in New Caledonia, Noumea, New Caledonia

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  • Emilie Huguon,

    Affiliation: Paediatrics, Centre Hospitalier Territorial, Noumea, New Caledonia

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  • Yann Polfrit,

    Affiliation: Paediatrics, Centre Hospitalier Territorial, Noumea, New Caledonia

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  • Cyrille Goarant,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Microbiology Research Unit, Institut Pasteur in New Caledonia, Noumea, New Caledonia

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  • Eric D'Ortenzio,

    Affiliation: Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Institut Pasteur in New Caledonia, Noumea, New Caledonia

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  • Isabelle Missotte

    Affiliation: Paediatrics, Centre Hospitalier Territorial, Noumea, New Caledonia

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  • Published: September 26, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002436

About the Authors

Gilles Guerrier
Intensive Care Unit, Centre Hospitalier Territorial, Noumea, New Caledonia
Pauline Hie, Emilie Huguon, Yann Polfrit, Isabelle Missotte
Paediatrics, Centre Hospitalier Territorial, Noumea, New Caledonia
Ann-Claire Gourinat
Laboratory of Virology, Institut Pasteur in New Caledonia, Noumea, New Caledonia
Cyrille Goarant
Laboratory of Microbiology Research Unit, Institut Pasteur in New Caledonia, Noumea, New Caledonia
Eric D'Ortenzio
Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Unit, Institut Pasteur in New Caledonia, Noumea, New Caledonia

Corresponding Author

Email: guerriergilles@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GG PH ACG EH YP EDO IM. Performed the experiments: GG PH ACG EH YP EDO IM. Analyzed the data: GG PH ACG EH YP EDO IM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GG PH ACG EH YP CG EDO IM. Wrote the paper: GG PH ACG EH YP CG EDO IM.