Table 6.

Documented outbreaks of leptospirosis associated with dogs

Place and yrNo. of casesSource of infectionPresumptive serogroupInfecting serovarReference
North Dakota, 19509Infected family pet dogCanicolaNot isolated271
Texas, 19717Infected pet dogsCanicolacanicola54
Portland, Oreg., 19729Infected family pet dogAutumnalisfortbragg225
St. Louis, Mo., 19725Infected pet dogs, previously immunizedIcterohaemorrhagiaeicterohaemorrhagiae221
Barbados, 19881Infected guard dogs in kennels, immunizedAutumnalisbim206