We report the case of a 49-year-old homeless and alcoholic man, who presented with fever, cough and fatigue and developed acute kidney and liver failure after admission. Serological and urine test for Leptospira were positive. The patient was treated with ampicillin-sulbactam with complete recovery.
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Leptospirosis in Italy, a neglected disease
Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine 2015; 1 (2): e114
Published online: 15 Jul 2015
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