Leuconostoc pseudomesenteroides

Leuconostoc pseudomesenteroides (bacterium) Leuconostoc pseudomesenteroides is a facultative anaerobic, Gram-positive, coccus-shaped bacterium belonging to the family of Leuconostocaceae. It may trigger hospital-acquired urinary tract infection. The main transmission...

Leptospira interrogans

Leptospira interrogans (bacterium) Leptospira interrogans is a Gram-negative, helical bacterium of the Leptospiraceae family. Due to its surface antigens, the human pathogen is divided into more than 20 serogroups with more than 200 serovars. Leptospira interrogans is...

Leishmania spp.

Leishmania spp. (parasite) Leishmania spp. is a genus of flagellated protozoal (single-celled), obligate intracellular parasites. Leishmania belongs to the family of Trypanosomatidae. They elicit leishmaniasis, which is divided into cutaneous (also oriental boil),...

Legionella pneumophila

Legionella pneumophila (bacterium) Legionella pneumophila is a rod-shaped, Gram-negative, aerobic bacterium in the Legionellaceae family. Legionella pneumophila infections result in Legionnaires’ disease (pneumonia) or Pontiac fever (a short feverish form of...

Leclercia adecarboxylata

Leclercia adecarboxylata (bacteria) Leclercia adecarboxylata is an aerobic, Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium of the Enterobacteriaceae family. The pathogen may cause diseases such as bacteraemia or respiratory tract infection. The main transmission path is direct...