Question 26
After returning from a veterinary trip to Central America, a young man visits his GP complaining of a severe headache, a stick neck and also a sensitivity to light. The man explains he spent much of his trip dealing with sick cattle for local farms. The doctor suspects that the condition is now in the secondary phase and admits the man to hospital for intravenous antibiotics. Which of the following is a possible diagnosis?




Leptospirosis is an infectious condition that can cause a range of different symptoms such as mild flu-like symptoms or, in severe cases, result in multiple organ failure and internal bleeding. Leptospirosis is a zoonotic condition, which means that it can be spread from animals to humans


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