Table 1

Summary of incidence of leptospirosis in the Asia Pacific region.

Annual incidence per 100,000

Country/region


High (>10)

Bangladesha

Cambodiaa

Fijia

French Polynesiaa

India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)

Laosa

Nepala

New Caledonia

Sri Lanka

Thailand

Vietnama

Wallis and Futunaa


Moderate (1 to 10)

American Samoaa

China

India (mainland)

Indonesia

Malaysia

New Zealand

Palaua

Philippines

Marshall Islandsa

Vanuatua

Mongoliaa


Low (<1)

Australia

Hong Kong SAR

Japan

South Korea

Taiwan


Insufficient information

Bhutan

Myanmar

North Korea

Papua New Guinea

Timor-Leste

Western Pacific islands not mentioned above


a based on unofficial information where official data are not available

Victoriano et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2009 9:147   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-9-147

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