Invasive Species Compendium

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Leptospira interrogans



Leptospira interrogans


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  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Leptospira interrogans
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Bacteria
  •   Phylum: Spirochaetes
  •     Class: Spirochaetes [class]
  •       Order: Spirochaetales
  •         Family: Leptospiraceae
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Leptospira interrogans (Stimson) Wenyon

Other Scientific Names

  • Spirochaeta biflexa
  • Spirochaeta icterogenes
  • Spirochaeta icterohaemorrhagiae
  • Spirochaeta interrogans
  • Spirochaeta nodosa

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Bacteria
  •     Phylum: Spirochaetes
  •         Class: Spirochaetes [class]
  •             Order: Spirochaetales
  •                 Family: Leptospiraceae
  •                     Genus: Leptospira
  •                         Species: Leptospira interrogans

Diseases Table

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Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes


IndiaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
JapanPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
PakistanPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
ThailandPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
TurkeyPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001


South AfricaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
ZimbabwePresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

North America

CanadaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
USAPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

South America

ArgentinaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
BrazilPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
ChilePresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001


PolandPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
SpainPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
UKPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)PresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001


AustraliaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
New ZealandPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

Vectors and Intermediate Hosts

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Triatoma infestansMINED DATA; 16/11/01 14:00:0

Threatened Species

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Threatened SpeciesConservation StatusWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Vulpes macrotis mutica (San Joaquin kit fox)USA ESA listing as endangered species USA ESA listing as endangered speciesCaliforniaPathogenicUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010

Risk and Impact Factors

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  • Pathogenic

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