[epidemiological aspects and diagnosis of 60 cases of leptospiroses in french polynesia].60 cases of leptospiroses were diagnosed in polynesia by blood culture and immunological test. fever and pains are prevailing signs. among 3 patients, presence of leptospires is revealed on the 43th, 54th and 90th days. the following serogroups are found: icterohaemorrhagiae 69.7%, canicola 13%, pomona 4%, australis 2%. 85% of the patients come from tahiti and 15% from "sousle-vent" islands and tuamotou. walking bare foot on wet ground in areas where numerous rodents are found is a source of con ...19827172357
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