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Volume 24, Number 8—August 2018

Leptospirosis as Cause of Febrile Icteric Illness, Burkina Faso

Sylvie ZidaComments to Author , Dramane Kania, Albert Sotto, Michel Brun, Mathieu Picardeau, Joany Castéra, Karine Bolloré, Thérèse Kagoné, Jacques Traoré, Aline Ouoba, Pierre Dujols, Philippe Van de Perre, Nicolas Méda, and Edouard Tuaillon
Author affiliations: Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso (S. Zida, D. Kania, T. Kagoné, J. Traoré, A. Ouoba, N. Méda); University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France (S. Zida, A. Sotto, M. Brun, J. Castéra, K. Bolloré, P. Dujols, P. Van de Perre, E. Tuaillon); Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nîmes, Nîmes, France (A. Sotto); Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montpellier, Montpellier (M. Brun, P. Dujols, P. Van de Perre, E. Tuaillon); Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (M. Picardeau)

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Table 1

Leptospira spp. serogroups used for microscopic agglutination test*

Sample no. Species Serogroup Serovar Strain
1 L. interrogans Australis* Australis Ballico
2 L. interrogans Autumnalis Autumnalis Akiyami A
3 L. interrogans Bataviae Bataviae Van Tienen
4 L. interrogans Canicola* Canicola Hond Utrecht IV
5 L. borgpetersenii Ballum* Castellonis Castellon 3
6 L. kirschneri Cynopteri Cynopteri 3522 C
7 L. kirschneri Grippotyphosa* Grippotyphosa Moskva V
8 L. interrogans Sejroe Hardjobovis Sponselee
9 L. interrogans Hebdomadis Hebdomadis Hebdomadis
10 L. interrogans Icterohaemorrhagiae Copenhageni Wijnberg
11 L. noguchii Panama Panama CZ 214 K
12 L. biflexa Semaranga Patoc Patoc 1
13 L. interrogans Pomona* Pomona Pomona
14 L. interrogans Pyrogenes Pyrogenes Salinem
15 L. borgpetersenii Sejroë* Sejroë M 84
16 L. borgpetersenii Tarassovi Tarassovi Mitis Johnson
17 L. interrogans Icterohaemorrhagiae* Icterohaemorrhagiae Verdun
18 L. weilii Celledoni ND 2011/01963
19 L. interrogans Djasiman Djasiman Djasiman
20 L. borgpetersenii Mini ND 2008/01925
21 L. weilii Sarmin Sarmin Sarmin
22 L. santarosai Shermani Shermani 1342 K
23 L. borgpetersenii Javanica Javanica Poi
24 L. noguchii Louisiana Louisiana LUC1945

*Serogroups were tested in the Montpellier CHU laboratory and National Reference Center at Institut Pasteur (Paris, France). ND, not determined.

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