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Modeling The Zoonotic Transmission Dynamics Of Nipah Virus: Implications For Outbreak Control And Model-Guided Fieldwork
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Natasha Wenzel
Introduction: Nipah virus is considered a biosafety level-4 pathogen that is endemic to bats of the genus Pteropus. Infection in humans presents clinically as febrile encephalitis with an...
Real-Time Detection of a Virus Using Detection Dogs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): T. Craig Angle, Thomas Passler, Paul L. Waggoner, Terrence D. Fischer, Bart Rogers, Patricia K. Galik, Herris S. Maxwell
Viral infections are ubiquitous in humans, animals, and plants. Real-time methods to identify viral infections are limited and do not exist for use in harsh or resource-constrained environments....
Welfare effects of a disease eradication programme for dairy goats
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
The Norwegian dairy goat industry has largely succeeded in controlling caprine arthritis encephalitis (CAE), caseous lymphadenitis (CLA) and paratuberculosis through a voluntary disease...
1Department of Production Animal Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Biosciences,Norwegian University of...
The One Health Approach to Emerging Infectious Diseases: Ebola and the Animal Health Perspective
| Theses | Contributor(s): Rebecca K. Gordon
The fundamental basis for the One Health concept is rooted in the interconnectedness of animal, human, and environmental health. Because of these complex linkages, supporters of One Health...
Revealing the History of Sheep Domestication Using Retrovirus Integrations
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bernardo Chessa, Filipe Pereira, Frederick Arnaud, Antonio Amorim, Felix Goyache, Ingrid Mainland
The domestication of livestock represented a crucial step in human history. By using endogenous retroviruses as genetic markers, we found that sheep differentiated on the basis of their...
| Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Muri, K., Leine, N., Valle, P. S.
The Public Health Risks of Three Potentially Zoonotic Viruses in Pigs and Pork in Canada
| Theses | Contributor(s): Barbara Wilhelm
The research described in this thesis aims to describe the potential public health risks posed by three emerging and potentially zoonotic viruses (hepatitis E virus (HEV), Norovirus (NoV), and...
Domestic rabbits: diseases and parasites
| Reports | Contributor(s): Nephi M. Patton, K.W. Hagen, J.R. Gorham, Ronald E. Flatt
Designed to help ranchers recognize common rabbit diseases. Diseases are classified according to major cause-bacterial, viral, nutritional, hereditary, fungal, and miscellaneous (including...
The Burden of Avian Influenza Viruses in Community Ponds in California
| Theses | Contributor(s): Zin Htway
Emerging influenza viruses continue to challenge public health. The problem is public health science professionals have been battling emerging human influenza diseases with tactile and reactionary...
Animal-assisted therapy: New disinfectant list of DVG for "Established veterinary practice and animal shelters "Tiergestutzte Therapien: Neue Desinfektionsmittelliste der DVG fur die Bereiche "Niedergelassene Veterinarpraxis und Tierheime"
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rheinbaben, F. von, Werner, S.
This article presents a list of some of the veterinary disinfectants/drugs recommended by the German Veterinary Society for private animal hospitals and animal shelters highlighting the...
Zoonotic poxviruses associated with companion animals
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Tack, D. M., Reynolds, M. G.
Understanding the zoonotic risk posed by poxviruses in companion animals is important for protecting both human and animal health. The outbreak of monkeypox in the United States, as well as...
Characteristics of a canine distemper virus outbreak in Dichato, Chile following the February 2010 earthquake
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Garde, E., Perez, G., Acosta-Jamett, G., Bronsvoort, B. M.
Following the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Chile in February 2010, residents of Dichato reported high morbidity and mortality in dogs, descriptions of which resembled canine distemper virus...
Emerging and re-emerging zoonoses of dogs and cats
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Chomel, B. B.
Since the middle of the 20th century, pets are more frequently considered as "family members" within households. However, cats and dogs still can be a source of human infection by various zoonotic...
A review of cat behavior in relation to disease risk and management options
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lepczyk, C. A., Lohr, C. A., Duffy, D. C.
Domestic cats ( Felis catus) are a common household pet and also a notorious invasive species around the world. Because cat numbers have been increasing in many locations it is critical to work on...
Case-Control Study of Risk Factors for Human Infection with a New Zoonotic Paramyxovirus, Nipah Virus during a 1998-1999 Outbreak of Severe Encephalitis in Malaysia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Flora Ong, Lye Munn Sunn, Anthony W. Mounts, Mohamad Taha Arif, Thomas G Ksiazek, Umesh D. Parashar, Muhammad A. Kamaluddin, Amal N. Mustafa, Hanjeet Kaur, Lay Ming Ding, Ghazali Othman, Hayati M. Radzi, Paul T. Kitsutani, Patrick C. Stockton, John Arokiasamy, Howard E. Gary Jr, Larry J. Anderson
An outbreak of encephalitis affecting 265 patients (105 fatally) occurred during 1998–1999 in Malaysia and was linked to a new paramyxovirus, Nipah, that infected pigs, humans, dogs, and...
Bright eyed and bushy tailed
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hofve, Jean
Enteric pathogens of dogs and cats with public health implications
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kantere, M., Athanasiou, L. V., Chatzopoulos, D. C., Spyrou, V., Valiakos, G., Kontos, V., Billinis, C.
Dogs and cats play an important role in modern society, enhancing the psychological and physiological well-being of many people. However, there are well-documented health risks associated with...
Social provisions of the human-animal relationship amongst 30 people living with HIV in Australia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hutton, V. E.
Research on the relationship between humans and animals has identified some links between companion animals and physiological, psychological, and social benefits for the human. Adopting Robert...
Commentary on "Pandemic human viruses cause decline in endangered great apes", by Köndgen et al., 2008, Current Biology 18: 260-264
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Goldberg, Tony L.
American journal of primatology