• herd
  • If I'm investigating herd infertility, I'm not immediately thinking of leptospirosis," says W. Mark Hilton, DVM, technical consultant with Elanco technical services. (drovers.com)
  • urine
  • While communication can be prevented by avoiding animal urine and body fluids with open wounds and mucous membranes, Dr. Puzio advises both farm owners and owners of domestic animals to seek preventive, leptospirosis vaccination. (cnbc.com)
  • vaccination
  • An advocate for pet safety and animal wellness, Dr. Puzio educates his patients on how invaluable the leptospirosis vaccination is for their pet's longevity. (cnbc.com)
  • Dr. Puzio says, "We administer the parvo and distemper vaccination first then suggest our patients return several weeks later to complete the leptospirosis vaccination. (cnbc.com)
  • Scientists are working to improve the leptospirosis vaccination on a continued basis," says Dr. Puzio. (cnbc.com)
  • cause
  • Leptospirosis certainly is a potential cause of abortions, weak calves and open cows, but probably not as common as many producers believe. (drovers.com)
  • But it may be more prevalent than those in the know had estimated: Michigan State University research says hardjo-bovis is the cause of leptospirosis in 57 percent of dairy herds across the country. (farmanddairy.com)
  • exposure
  • To measure the prevalence of leptospirosis with two techniques in inhabitants of Izamal, Yucatan and to determine its relation with some exposure factors. (hindawi.com)
  • Exposure to leptospirosis can be reduced by discouraging your dog from drinking from puddles of standing water and by preventing your dog from swimming in lakes, streams, or other bodies of water that may be contaminated. (vetstreet.com)
  • diseases
  • And while reproductive diseases such as leptospirosis can play a role, a broad approach toward addressing infertility can provide lasting benefits. (drovers.com)