Table 2.

Genomospecies of Leptospira and distribution of serogroupsa

SpeciesSerogroupsb
L. interrogans Icterohaemorrhagiae, Canicola, Pomona, Australis, Autumnalis, Pyrogenes, Grippotyphosa, Djasiman, Hebdomadis, Sejroe, Bataviae, Ranarum, Louisiana, Mini, Sarmin
L. noguchii Panama, Autumnalis, Pyrogenes, Louisiana, Bataviae, Tarassovi, Australis, Shermani, Djasiman, Pomona
L. santarosai Shermani, Hebdomadis, Tarassovi, Pyrogenes, Autumnalis, Bataviae, Mini, Grippotyphosa, Sejroe, Pomona, Javanica, Sarmin, Cynopteri
L. meyeri Ranarum, Semaranga, Sejroe, Mini, Javanica
L. wolbachiic Codice
L. biflexac Semaranga, Andamana
L. fainei Hurstbridge
L. borgpetersenii Javanica, Ballum, Hebdomadis, Sejroe, Tarassovi, Mini, Celledoni, Pyrogenes, Bataviae, Australis, Autumnalis
L. kirschneri Grippotyphosa, Autumnalis, Cynopteri, Hebdomadis, Australis, Pomona, Djasiman, Canicola, Icterohaemorrhagiae, Bataviae,
L. weilii Celledoni, Icterohaemorrhagiae, Sarmin, Javanica, Mini, Tarassovi, Hebdomadis, Pyrogenes, Manhao, Sejroe
L. inadai Lyme, Shermani, Icterohaemorrhagiae, Tarassovi, Manhao, Canicola, Panama, Javanica
L. parvac Turneria
L. alexanderi Manhao, Hebdomadis, Javanica, Mini
  • a Based on data reported by Brenner et al. (81) and Perolat et al. (450)

  • b Serogroups Semaranga, Andamana, Codice, and Turneria contain nonpathogenic leptospires.

  • c Currently only nonpathogenic strains of these species are known.