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What is Weil's syndrome?

What is Weil's syndrome?

  • Weil's syndrome: Severe form of Leptospirosis.
  • Weil's syndrome: A severe form of LEPTOSPIROSIS, usually caused by LEPTOSPIRA INTERROGANS SEROVAR ICTEROHAEMORRHAGIAE and occasionally other serovars. It is transmitted to humans by the rat and is characterized by hemorrhagic and renal symptoms with accompanying JAUNDICE.
    Source - Diseases Database

Weil's syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Weil's syndrome, or a subtype of Weil's syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Weil's syndrome: Introduction

Types of Weil's syndrome:

Broader types of Weil's syndrome:

How serious is Weil's syndrome?

Complications of Weil's syndrome: see complications of Weil's syndrome

What causes Weil's syndrome?

Causes of Weil's syndrome: see causes of Weil's syndrome

What are the symptoms of Weil's syndrome?

Symptoms of Weil's syndrome: see symptoms of Weil's syndrome

Complications of Weil's syndrome: see complications of Weil's syndrome

Can anyone else get Weil's syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Weil's syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Weil's syndrome

Weil's syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Weil's syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Weil's syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Weil's syndrome: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Weil's syndrome.
Treatments for Weil's syndrome: see treatments for Weil's syndrome
Research for Weil's syndrome: see research for Weil's syndrome

Name and Aliases of Weil's syndrome

Main name of condition: Weil's syndrome

Other names or spellings for Weil's syndrome:

Rice-field fever, Leptosirosis icterohaemorrhagiae, Leptospirosis icterohemorrhagie, Leptospirosis, Canicola fever, Stuttgart disease, Hemorrhagic jaundice, Mud fever, Swamp fever, Cane-cutter fever, Swineherd's disease, Icterohemorrhagic fever

Leptospirosis, Leptospira icterohaemorrhagiae, Leptospira interrogans serovar icterohaemorrhagiae Source - Diseases Database

Cane-cutter fever, Canicola fever, Hemorrhagic jaundice, Icterohemorrhagic fever, Leptospirosis, Mud fever, Rice-field fever, Stuttgart disease, Swamp fever, Swineherd's disease, Stuttgart disease, Swamp fever, Swineherd's disease, Weil Disease, Cane-cutter fever, Canicola fever, Hemorrhagic jaundice, Icterohemorrhagic fever, Leptospirosis, Mud fever
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Weil's syndrome: Related Conditions

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