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Regional Differences of Leptospirosis in Sri Lanka: Observations from a Flood-Associated Outbreak in 2011

  • Suneth B. Agampodi mail,

    sunethagampodi@yahoo.com

    Affiliations: Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University, Saliyapura, Sri Lanka, Tropical Disease Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University, Saliyapura, Sri Lanka, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Niroshan J. Dahanayaka,

    Affiliations: Tropical Disease Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University, Saliyapura, Sri Lanka, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University, Saliyapura, Sri Lanka

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  • Anoma K. Bandaranayaka,

    Affiliation: Teaching Hospital, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

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  • Manoj Perera,

    Affiliation: Teaching Hospital, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

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  • Sumudu Priyankara,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University, Saliyapura, Sri Lanka

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  • Prasanna Weerawansa,

    Affiliations: Tropical Disease Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University, Saliyapura, Sri Lanka, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences, Rajarata University, Saliyapura, Sri Lanka

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  • Michael A. Matthias,

    Affiliation: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Joseph M. Vinetz

    Affiliations: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, Departamento de Ciencias Celulares y Moleculares, Laboratorio de Investigación y Desarrollo, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Published: January 16, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002626

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