transmitted through: INGESTION or CONTACT with skin/mucus membrane (eyes, nose and mouth and through break of the skin) of infected urines or carcasses of either wild or domestic animals.
- LEPTOSPIRA:-enters the blood to cause damage. and thereafter to the kidneys, liver, meninges and conjunctivae.
- -can be transmitted by SEMEN of an infected animal
- ☐ occupation at risk: veterinarians, slaughter house workers, farmers and sewer workers.
- ☐ human-to-human transmission is RARE.