Leptospirosis in Bangladesh: An Urgent Need for Coordinated Surveillance System

Shovon Chakma, Sultan Mahmood


Leptospirosis was an eminent cause of fever in urban and rural Bangladesh causing hospitalization. Fever or FUO causes an average of 6.3 work days loss among Bangladeshis. Our findings underline that a well-coordinated surveillance should be accommodated in the routine surveillance in Bangladesh to alleviate disease risk and morbidity.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6513

Online Journal of Public Health Informatics * ISSN 1947-2579 * http://ojphi.org