identification of a reservoir of leptospira interrogans serovar muenchen in voles (microtus agrestis and clethrionomys glareolus) in england.infection with leptospires of the australis serogroup is widespread in voles in southern england and the serovar identification of five randomly-selected isolates was determined by cross agglutination absorption. two isolates from short-tailed voles (microtus agrestis) and three isolates from bank voles (clethrionomys glareolus) were all identified as serovar muenchen. the only previous isolation of this serovar is that from a human in germany.19836372316
isolation of leptospira interrogans serovar muenchen from a sow with a history of abortion.the isolation of leptospira interrogans serovar muenchen from a sow which aborted in the first third of pregnancy is described. isolation was achieved only in media containing a rabbit serum additive and identification was determined by cross-agglutination absorption. a high degree of cross-reactivity was found with reference antisera of the australis serogroup. serovar muenchen has not previously been reported in animals and may be responsible for a proportion of the titres to antigens of the a ...19827123827
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