Modes of Transmission
Humans can become infected through:
» Contact with bodily fluids, except saliva, of an infected animal
» Contact with water, soil, or food contaminated with the urine of an infected animal
Signs and Symptoms
» Muscle Aches
» Red Eyes
» Abdominal Pain
Treatment of Disease
More severe symptoms may need to be treated with intravenous antibiotics.
Prevention of Disease
For those who do come in contact with contaminated water or soil, protective clothing and shoes should be worn.