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What's the intestinal disease caused by a single cell parasite from rat droppings in drinking water?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Leptospirosis : Leptospirosis icterohemorrhagica is a bacterial(spirochete) infection that transmitted thro water contaminated with rats urine. Causes gastrointestinal symptoms and with jaundice if severe.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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