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  1. Signs Observed Among Animal Species Infected with Raccoon Rabies Variant Virus, Massachusetts, USA, 1992–2010

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    Contributor(s):: Xingtai Wang, Barbara G. Werner, Sandra Smole, Vasil Pani, Linda L. Han

    We analyzed signs occurring among domestic and wild terrestrial animal species infected with raccoon rabies variant virus (RRV) in Massachusetts, 1992–2010. The clinical sign of aggression was significantly associated with rabid stray cats (odds ratio, OR = 2.3) and RRV affected major wild...

  2. Mad Dogs and Meerkats: A History of Resurgent Rabies in Southern Africa

    Contributor(s):: Brown, Karen, Woods, Abigail

  3. Manual for Rabies Control and Bite Management

    Contributor(s):: Marcy Wilhelm-South

  4. Around cats

    Contributor(s):: Goldstein, E. J. C., Greene, C. E., Schlossberg, D.

    This chapter focuses on diseases transmitted from cats to humans. The diseases transmitted by inhalation (bordetellosis, plague and Q fever), vectors (ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, cat scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, flea-borne spotted fever, murine typhus and leishmaniasis), faecal-oral...

  5. Public health and animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Molento, C. F. M., Appleby, M. C., Weary, D. M., Sandoe, P.

    What are the links among the concepts of global public health, human health and animal welfare? The objective of this chapter is to discuss the relationship between public health and animal welfare issues, from the historical perspective of rabies control to the more recent challenges brought by...

  6. Legislating Fear and the Public Health in Gilded Age Massachusetts

    Contributor(s):: Teigen, Philip M.

  7. Participatory methods for the assessment of the ownership status of free-roaming dogs in Bali, Indonesia, for disease control and animal welfare

    Contributor(s):: Morters, M. K., Bharadwaj, S., Whay, H. R., Cleaveland, S., Damriyasa, I. M., Wood, J. L. N.

    The existence of unowned, free-roaming dogs capable of maintaining adequate body condition without direct human oversight has serious implications for disease control and animal welfare, including reducing effective vaccination coverage against rabies through limiting access for vaccination, and...

  8. Social environment and control status of companion animal-borne zoonoses in Japan

    Contributor(s):: Takahashi-Omoe, Hiromi, Omoe, Katsuhiko

  9. Care of dogs and attitudes of dog owners in Port-au-Prince, the Republic of Haiti

    Contributor(s):: Fielding, W. J., Gall, M., Green, D., Eller, W. S.

    This article reports the first known study on dogs in Port-au-Prince. Interviews with 1,290 residents provided information on 1,804 dogs. More than 57.7% of homes kept dogs. Not all the dogs received vaccinations for rabies (41.6%), even though 28.2% of households had had a household member...

  10. Rabies in Virginia, 1989-2003: With particular attention to animals, geographic distribution, and virus variant

    Contributor(s):: William Andrew Holzgrefe

  11. The Epidemiology of Human Rabies Postexposure Prophylaxis in Virginia, 2002 and 2003

    Contributor(s):: Marilyn Goss Haskell

  12. A Frightful - but Not Necessarily Fatal - Madness: Rabies in Eighteenth Century England and English North America

    Contributor(s):: Blaisdell, John Douglas

  13. Mad Dogs and Englishmen

    Contributor(s):: Pemberton, Neil, Worboys, Michael

  14. Mad dogs and Englishmen: the conflict over rabies in late Victorian England

    Contributor(s):: Walton, John K.

  15. A quantitative release assessment for the noncommercial movement of companion animals: Risk of rabies reintroduction to the United Kingdom

    Contributor(s):: Goddard, A. D., Donaldson, N. M., Horton, D. L., Kosmider, R., Kelly, L. A., Sayers, A. R., Breed, A. C., Freuling, C. M., Müller, T., Shaw, S. E., Hallgren, G., Fooks, A. R., Snary, E. L.

  16. Information need of owners regarding dog's healthcare, zoonotic diseases and marketing

    Contributor(s):: Basarajappa, A. D., Rupasi, Tiwari, Rakesh, Roy, Davinder, Singh, Matt, V. T., Devan, Arora

    The present study was purposively conducted at Clinical Complex, VeterinaryCollege, Hebbal, Bangalore; Referral Polyclinic, IVRI, Izatnagar; Veterinary polyclinic, GBPUAT, Pantnagar and Veterinary hospital, Palam, New Delhi, India. From each clinical complex, 50 pet dog owners were selected...

  17. Medical costs and other aspects of dog bites in Baltimore

    Contributor(s):: David R. Berzon, John B. DeHoff

    INJURIES CAUSED BY DOG BITES havegrown to epidemic proportions in recent yearsand are now of major public health significance.Animal bites may lead to dangerous viral andbacterial infections, such as rabies, pasteurellosis,and tetanus, and the injuries may result in permanentscars, severe...

  18. Characterization of injuries caused by dogs and cats to humans in the municipality of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, between the years 2000 and 2009

    Contributor(s):: Frias, D. F. R., Nunes, J. O. R., Carvalho, A. A. B.

  19. Exploring opportunities to do things differently

    Contributor(s):: Gibbens, N.

  20. Pet travel changes - good for owners... but what about pets?

    Contributor(s):: Cooper, E.