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Low risk of transmission of pathogenic bacteria between children and the assistance dog during animal-assisted therapy if strict rules are followed

By A. Edner, M. Lindström-Nilsson, Å Melhus

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Category Journal Articles
Publication Title J Hosp Infect
Volume 115
Pages 5-9
ISBN/ISSN 0195-6701
DOI 10.1016/j.jhin.2021.04.025
Language eng
Author Address Department of Women's and Children's Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. Electronic address: Ann.Edner@kbh.uu.se.Department of Women's and Children's Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Clinical Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.
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  1. Animal-assisted therapies
  2. Animals
  3. Assistance animals
  4. Bacteria
  5. Children
  6. Dogs
  7. Humans
  8. Hygiene
  9. Service animals
  10. Zoonoses