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  1. One Health Sweden

    One Health Sweden is a collaboration for researchers with interest in zoonotic infections and antibiotic resistance. One Health Sweden is an integration concept including several universities and governmental organizations that wish to contribute to a sustainable intellectual platform where...

  2. Wildlife as Source of Zoonotic Infections

    Contributor(s):: Hilde Kruse, Anne-Mette Kirkemo, Kjell Handeland

    Zoonoses with a wildlife reservoir represent a major public health problem, affecting all continents. Hundreds of pathogens and many different transmission modes are involved, and many factors influence the epidemiology of the various zoonoses. The importance and recognition of wildlife as a...

  3. One Health

    The One Health concept recognizes that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment.CDC uses a One Health approach by working with physicians, ecologists, and veterinarians to monitor and control public health threats. We do this by learning about how diseases...

  4. The progress in nutrition research of musk deer: implication for conservation

    Contributor(s):: Wang, WenXia, Zhou, Ran, He, Lan, Liu, ShuQiang, Zhou, JunTong, Qi, Lei, Li, LinHai, Hu, DeFu

    Musk deer ( Moschus spp.) are small forest ungulates that are unique to Asia and are mainly distributed in China. In the last 30 years, because of indiscriminate trapping, hunting, and killing of the musk deer for musk and the loss of suitable habitat due to deforestation, the distribution and...

  5. The avoidance of farmyards by European badgers Meles meles in a medium density population

    Contributor(s):: Mullen, E. M., MacWhite, T., Maher, P. K., Kelly, D. J., Marples, N. M., Good, M.

    Mycobacterium bovis (TB) in cattle is a disease with far-reaching economic effects throughout Europe but especially in Great Britain and Ireland. Wildlife reservoirs, in particular the European badger Meles meles, continue to play an important role in the transmission of the disease, although the...

  6. Assessment of severity and progression of canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome using the CAnine DEmentia Scale (CADES)

    Contributor(s):: Madari, A., Farbakova, J., Katina, S., Smolek, T., Novak, P., Weissova, T., Novak, M., Zilka, N.

    Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) represents a group of symptoms related to the aging of the canine brain. These changes ultimately lead to a decline of memory function and learning abilities, alteration of social interaction, impairment of normal housetraining, changes in sleep-wake cycle and...

  7. Crossing the Interspecies Barrier: Opening the Door to Zoonotic Pathogens

    Contributor(s):: Christian Gortazar, Leslie A. Reperant, Thijs Kuiken, Jose de la Fuente, Mariana Boadella, Beatriz Martinez-Lopez, Francisco Ruiz-Fons, Agusitn Estrada-Pena, Christian Drosten, Graham Medley, Richard Ostfeld, Townsend Peterson, Kurt C. VerCauteren, Christian Menge, Marc Artois, Constance Schultsz, Richard Delahay, Jordi Sierra-Cobo, Robert Poulin, Frederic Keck, Alonso A. Aguirre, Heikki Henttonen, Andrew P. Dobson, Susan Kutz, Juan Lubroth, Atle Mysterud

    The number of pathogens known to infect humans is ever increasing. Whether such increase reflects improved surveillance and detection or actual emergence of novel pathogens is unclear. Nonetheless, infectious diseases are the second leading cause of human mortality and disability-adjusted life...

  8. The Scent of Disease: Human Body Odor Contains an Early Chemosensory Cue of Sickness

    Contributor(s):: Mats J. Olsson, Johan N. Lundstrom, Bruce A. Kimball, Amy R. Gordon, Bianka Karshikoff, Nishteman Hosseini, Kimmo Sorjonen, Caroline Olgart Hoglund, Carmen Solares, Anne Soop, John Axelsson, Mats Lekander

    Observational studies have suggested that with time, some diseases result in a characteristic odor emanating from different sources on the body of a sick individual. Evolutionarily, however, it would be more advantageous if the innate immune response were detectable by healthy individuals as a...

  9. Assessing the Validity of Preconceptions about Dog Parks: Cleanliness and Disease Transmission

    Contributor(s):: Kathleen E. Lamotte

    When urban dog owners are not able to utilize standard exercise methods (i.e. walking on a leash or running in the backyard) there are ever-increasing numbers of off-leash dog parks that they can rely on. Some commonly identified benefits of off-leash dog areas (OLDAs) include community building,...

  10. Leptospirosis and an Animal Bite

    Contributor(s):: Brenden Bedard, Byron Kennedy, Anita C. Weimer, Richard Magnussen, Anthony Petruso

    In October 2013, leptospirosis was identified in a 20-year-old male. The male was bitten on his hand by either his canine or a skunk while breaking up a fight between the two animals. Eight days after the bite, the male developed fever, headache, drowsiness, neck pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea,...

  11. Responsible pet ownership: a multidisciplinary issuePosse responsavel: uma questao multidisciplinar

    Contributor(s):: Andrade, F. T. M. de, Araujo, C. L. de, Paulo, O. L. de O. H., Rocha, J. R., Dias, F. G. G., Pereira, L. de F., Jorge, A. T., Honsho, C. dos S.

    This study was motivated by the increasing number of pet animals, followed by the lack of preparation and ignorance of many owners about responsibility assumed by acquiring an animal. Thus, through a questionnaire, it was aimed to trace the knowledge profile about responsible ownership of dogs...

  12. One Health: Utpal Tatu at TEDxMAIS

    Contributor(s):: Utpal Tatu

    In this enlightening and informative talk, Dr. Utpal Tatu explains the certain diseases, prevalent in both animals and humans, at the cellular level. Tatu explains how the worlds of human and veterinary medicine collide at more points than meet the eye.Dr. Utpal Tatu is a reputed professor at the...

  13. Dec 08 2015

    International Society for Disease Surveillance 2015

    Join us for the fourteenth annual ISDS Conference December 9 – 10, 2015 in Denver, Colorado at the Marriott City Center, with Pre-Conference Trainings on Tuesday, December 8. Throughout the world,...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/387

  14. Animal Health MATTERS [11.03]

    Contributor(s):: David H. Zeman

    Head/Director’s Message, ADRDL Receives Full Accreditation from AAVLD Diagnostic News, An Unusual Presentation of Blackleg in a South Dakota Beef Herd, p 1Holiday Hours, p 2Selected Abstracts, SDSU ADRDL Presentations, 2008 Meeting, Abomasitis in Beef Calves, Test Validation:...

  15. Animal Health MATTERS [11.01]

    Contributor(s):: David H. Zeman

    Head/Director's Message, University, College and Department Missions Diagnostic News, Hardware Disease Associated with Tires Used as Hay Feeding Stations: A New Source of Hardware for an Old DiseaseHoliday Hours, Calf Scours Submissions at SDSU ADRDL, p 2Calf Scours / Enteritis...

  16. Animal Health MATTERS [12.03]

    Contributor(s):: David H. Zeman

    Director's Message, Education...Discovery...Service: Dedicated people required, Dr. Firkins Motivates Faculty, Staff, Students, p 1AVMA Survey Indicates Most Starting Salaries are up for New Veterinarians Pieces and Parts, p 2Ability of PCR to detect PRRSV 3-4-2 RFLP cut pattern strain,...

  17. Animal Health MATTERS [08.01]

    Contributor(s):: David H. Zeman

    Head/Director's Message Diagnostic News, New reusable mailers for biopsy submission, New mastitis submission form, procedures, p 1Trichomonas testing at SDSU ADRDL adheres to OEI standards, Announcement, Holiday Hours, p 2BVD diagnostics at SDSU ADRDL: Demonstrating...

  18. Animal Health MATTERS [12.01]

    Contributor(s):: Russ Daly

    Head/Director's Message, ADRDL: The R is for Research, Veterinary Science Department’s Young to Collaborate With Nobel Prize Winner, p 1Inside the Serology Section, p 2Digital Coggins Test Submission and Results Service Now Available Through Global Vet Link, p 3James Bailey...

  19. Animal Health MATTERS [18.02]

    Contributor(s):: Russ Daly, Jane Hennings

    ADRDL Steps Up in Light of Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Avian Influenza Outbreaks, p 1Director's Message: The SD Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory and Emergency Testing for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, p 2Pre-Veterinary Students Honored by SDVMA and SDSU Through Stethoscope...

  20. Animal Health MATTERS [07.01]

    Contributor(s):: David H. Zeman

    Head/Director's Message, Equipment grant to support bioterrorism preparedness and TSE testing at the ADRDL, Call for Cases for the Summer Meeting Diagnostic News, p 1BVD ear notch test – submission guidelines, Tritrichomonas pouch culture procedures at the...