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Leptospirosis Reference Laboratory

Leptospirosis is a potentially lethal disease and it occurs in all parts of Australia with the highest incidence of the disease in Queensland. Leptospirosis is a notifiable disease.

The Leptospirosis Reference Laboratory is accredited by:

The laboratory is a WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Leptospirosis, Australia and Western Pacific Region and OIE Reference Laboratory for Leptospirosis.

We collaborate extensively with universities and government departments and perform research, surveillance and diagnosis in the human and veterinary fields.

Leptospira serovar fact sheets

Last updated: 26 July 2016

Leptospirosis Reference Laboratory

Phone +61 7 3096 2818
+61 7 3096 2973
Post PO Box 594, Archerfield Qld 4108
Location 39 Kessels Road, Coopers Plains Qld 4108