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Table 5 Reported death rates in Sri Lanka

From: Estimating the burden of leptospirosis in Sri Lanka; a systematic review

Year Study setting Study population Total no. of patients Suspected Confirmed Deaths Death rate by confirmed cases Citation
1967 Rathnapura   60 0 60 2 3.33% [57]
1974 Ragama   81 13 68 8 11.8% [21]
2008 Colombo   45 0 45 15 33.3% [36]
2011 Kandy, Mathale, Kegalle   401 246 155 3 1.9% [38]
2011 Peradeniya   227 0 227 33 14.5% [20]
2013 Colombo   40 40 40 1 2.5% [42]
2014 ICU patients in selected hospitals   20 20 19 1 5.3% [45]
2015 Kaluthara   45 0 45 20 44.4% [19]
2016 Colombo, Homagama   232 0 232 7 3.0% [58]a
2016 Colombo, Homagama   221 829 221 3 1.3% [55]
  1. aReferences 39 and 58 used the same data set