Signs and Symptoms

Clinical signs observed with leptospirosis vary from in apparent to fatal depending on the host resistance and the serovar. Acute leptospirosis is evident initially by a fever that may persist from a few hours to several days.
  • Fever,
  • Headaches, Muscle Aches,
  • Vomiting,
  • Conjunctivitis, Conjunctival Suffusion,
  • Meningeal Irritation,
  • Anuria or Oliguria and/or Proteinuria/Oedema,
  • Jaundice,
  • Hemorrhages, (from the intestines, Lung Bleeding is notorious in some areas).
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia or failure.
Skin rash and a history of exposure to infected animals or an environment contaminated with animal urine can be suspected as Leptospirosis and blood test can be carried out.