Historical Zoonoses and Other Changes in Host Tropism of Staphylococcus aureus, Identified by Phylogenetic Analysis of a Population Dataset
Contributor(s):: Marcus A Shepheard, Vicki M. Fleming, Thomas R Connor, Jukka Corander, Edward J. Feil, Christophe Fraser, William P. Hanage
Staphylococcus aureus exhibits tropisms to many distinct animal hosts. While spillover events can occur wherever there is an interface between host species, changes in host tropism only occur with the establishment of sustained transmission in the new host species, leading to clonal expansion....
Plague: infections of companion animals and opportunities for intervention
Contributor(s):: Oyston, Petra C. F., Williamson, Diane
Life-threatening respiratory pasteurellosis associated with palliative pet care
Contributor(s):: Myers, Emily M., Ward, Sarah L., Myers, Joseph P.
Environmental contamination by dog’s faeces: a public health problem?
Contributor(s):: Cinquepalmi, Vittoria, Monno, Rosa, Fumarola, Luciana, Ventrella, Gianpiero, Calia, Carla, Greco, Maria Fiorella, De Vito, Danila, Soleo, Leonardo
Household risk factors for colonization with multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates
Contributor(s):: Davis, Meghan F., Peterson, Amy E.
Julian, Kathleen G., Greene, Wallace H. , Price, Lance B. , Nelson, Kenrad , Whitener, Cynthia J. , Silbergeld, Ellen K.
Evaluation of pet contact as a risk factor for carriage of multidrug-resistant staphylococci in nursing home residents
Contributor(s):: Gandolfi-Decristophoris, P., De Benedetti, A., Petignat, C., Attinger, M., Guillaume, J., Fiebig, L., Hattendorf, J., Cernela, N., Regula, G., Petrini, O., Zinsstag, J., Schelling, E.
Distribution of periodontopathic bacterial species in dogs and their owners
Contributor(s):: Yamasaki, Y., Nomura, R., Nakano, K., Naka, S., Matsumoto-Nakano, M., Asai, F., Ooshima, T.
High diversity of Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus pseudintermedius lineages and toxigenic traits in healthy pet-owning household members. Underestimating normal household contact?
Contributor(s):: Gomez-Sanz, E., Torres, C., Lozano, C., Zarazaga, M.
Resident Cats in Small Animal Veterinary Hospitals Carry Multi-Drug Resistant Enterococci and are Likely Involved in Cross-Contamination of the Hospital Environment
Contributor(s):: Ghosh, A., Kukanich, K., Brown, C. E., Zurek, L.
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Associated with Animals and Its Relevance to Human Health
Contributor(s):: Pantosti, A.
Comparison of antimicrobial resistance patterns of Salmonella spp. and Escherichia coli recovered from pet dogs from volunteer households in Ontario (2005-06)
Contributor(s):: Leonard, E. K., Pearl, D. L., Finley, R. L., Janecko, N., Reid-Smith, R. J., Peregrine, A. S., Weese, J. S.
Prevalence and antimicrogram of Staphylococcus intermedius group isolates from veterinary staff, companion animals, and the environment in veterinary hospitals in Korea
Contributor(s):: Youn, JungHo, Yoon, JangWon, Koo, HyeCheong, Lim, SukKyung, Park, YongHo
Bite-related and septic syndromes caused by cats and dogs
Contributor(s):: Oehler, R. L., Velez, A. P., Mizrachi, M., Lamarche, J., Gompf, S.
Poultry as a host for the zoonotic pathogen Campylobacter jejuni
Contributor(s):: Hermans, David, Pasmans, Frank, Messens, Winy, Martel, An, Van Immerseel, Filip, Rasschaert, Geertrui, Heyndrickx, Marc, Van Deun, Kim, Haesebrouck, Freddy
Prevalence of and risk factors for isolation of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus spp. from dogs with pyoderma in northern California, USA
Contributor(s):: Eckholm, Nicole G., Outerbridge, Catherine A., White, Stephen D.
Sykes, Jane E.
Positive reinforcement training for a trunk wash in Nepal's working elephants: demonstrating alternatives to traditional elephant training techniques
Contributor(s):: Fagen, A., Narayan, Acharya, Kaufman, G. E.
Many trainers of animals in the zoo now rely on positive reinforcement training to teach animals to voluntarily participate in husbandry and veterinary procedures in an effort to improve behavioral reliability, captive management, and welfare. However, captive elephant handlers in Nepal still...
A comparison of welfare outcomes for weaner and mature Bos indicus bulls surgically or tension band castrated with or without analgesia: 2. Responses related to stress, health and productivity
Contributor(s):: Petherick, J. C., Small, A. H., Mayer, D. G., Colditz, I. G., Ferguson, D. M., Stafford, K. J.
Tension banding castration of cattle is gaining favour because it is relatively simple to perform and is promoted by retailers of the banders as a humane castration method. Two experiments were conducted, under tropical conditions using Bos indicus bulls comparing tension banding (Band) and...
Too often, too busy, too hard: matching regimen with reality - how antibiotic choices affect treatment outcomes and the human-animal bond
Contributor(s):: Goodman, L.
Global Aspects of Emerging and Potential Zoonoses: A WHO Perspective
Contributor(s):: F.-X. Meslin
Many new human pathogens that have emerged or reemerged worldwide originated from animals or from products of animal origin. Many animal species as well as categories of agents have been involved in the emergence of diseases. Wild (e.g., bats, rodents) as well as draught animals (e.g., horses)...
Management, health, and abnormal behaviors of horses: a survey in small equestrian centers in Brazil
Contributor(s):: Leme, D. P., Parsekian, A. B. H., Kanaan, V., Hotzel, M. J.
Care conditions of horses housed in small equestrian establishments and the occurrence of health and behavioral problems were assessed in 197 animals. Based on questionnaires and direct observations of the animals, it was noted that 8% of all animals were fed exclusively on pasture, whereas 92%...