A new Leptospiral serovar in the Tarassovi serogroup from Colombia uri icon


  • A strain of Leptospira isolated from the kidney tissue of a "chucha" (Caluromys philander), a common opossum of the eastern savannahs of Colombia, proved to be a new serovar in the Tarassovi group. The name, serovar carimagua, type strain 9160, is proposed

publication date

  • 1980