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Color Images for Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals
Contributor(s):: Steven D. Sorden, Claire B. Andreasen, Molly D. Murphy
The chapter contains annotated color images of diseases in or caused from companion animals.
Oct 22 2015
119th United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) and 58th American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics (AAVLD) Annual Meeting
Lifelong care for your feline patients
Contributor(s):: Brunt, J.
Pet ownership in nursing homesHaustierhaltung in Alten- und Pflegeheimen
Contributor(s):: Hirschmann, H.
The beneficial and negative effects of having pets in nursing homes are discussed, including improving the quality of life of residents, the risk of disease transmission and other issues.
Animal Assisted Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review
Contributor(s):: Davis, Tonya N., Scalzo, Rachel, Butler, Erin, Stauffer, Megan, Farah, Yara N., Perez, Scott, Mainor, Kristen, Clark, Cathryn, Miller, Stacy, Kobylecky, Alicia, Coviello, Laura
Perceptions of pet owners in urban Latin America on protection of their animals during disasters
Contributor(s):: Hesterberg, Uta W., Huertas, Gerardo, Appleby, Michael C.
Common Diseases of Cats
Contributor(s):: M.K. Jarvis
In metropolitan areas the cat is taking on new popularity as a pet. Small size and ability to adapt well to apartment living are possible explanations for this new-found favor, and cats do provide a considerable amount of amusement and pleasure for their owners.
Some Diseases of Dogs and Cats Transmissible to Man
Contributor(s):: Paul F. Starch
In the field of public health the veterinarian plays an important role in the prevention of the spread of diseases from animals to man. Not only for his own protection but for protection of his clients and the livestock of his clients, the veterinarian should be familiar with the diseases of the...
Zoonoses Which Occur With Greater Incidence in Children
Contributor(s):: Judy K. Holding, George W. Beran
The veterinarian frequently serves as a resource about diseases which affect both man and animal. It is his responsibility to be aware of their epidemiology and how their transmission to man can be avoided. This paper will discuss those zoonoses that occur with a higher incidence in children. The...
A Review of Common Diseases in Captive Reptiles
Contributor(s):: Michael Lindeen, John Haupert
Reptiles, as both pets and as laboratory animals, are becoming more popular. The small "dime store" turtle or red eared turtle has been popular for a long time, but making their way into homes are such reptiles as boa constrictors, garter snakes, black snakes, box turtles, caiman,...
Rabies in Iowa
Contributor(s):: Bernie Napolski
Iowa has one of the highest rates of rabies outbreaks in the country and there is very little the state legislature can do about it. To deal with rabies effectively, the state would have to get to the source of the major portion of rabies cases in Iowa - the skunk.
Mapping of networks to detect priority zoonoses in Jordan
Contributor(s):: Erin M. Sorrell, Mohammad El Azhari, Nezar Maswdeh, Sarah Cornblet, Rebecca L. Katz, Ibrahim Ablan, Julie E. Fischer
Early detection of emerging disease events is a priority focus area for cooperative bioengagement programs. Communication and coordination among national disease surveillance and response networks are essential for timely detection and control of a public health event. Although systematic...
Zoonoses report UK 2013
This annual report on zoonoses in the United Kingdom (UK) includes a summary of reported cases of zoonotic infection in humans and animals during 2013.The data has been compiled from statutory notifiable or reportable disease reports, national scanning surveillance systems, control programmes,...
NIPAH/HENDRA: Understanding the Links Between Human and Veterinary Emerging Diseases
Contributor(s):: Jules Minke
Animals constitute an important source of infectious diseases for humans and the majority of recent emerging diseases in humans are zoonotic. Infections occur through direct or indirect transmission from wildlife reservoirs or via the food chain. Nipah and Hendra viruses have recently joined the...
Thirteen Dead Gorillas: Emerging Diseases and the Next Human Pandemic: David Quammen at TEDxBozeman
David Quammen talks about scary new emerging diseases—such as Ebola, SARS, bird flu, AIDS—and where they emerge from: wildlife. Most are caused by viruses. The phenomenon, when such a virus passes from wild animals into people, is called spillover. Two factors account for the...
Indoor Environmental Exposures and Exacerbation of Asthma: An Update to the 2000 Review by the Institute of Medicine
Contributor(s):: Kanchongkittiphon, Watcharoot, Mendell, Mark J., Gaffin, Jonathan M., Wang, Grace, Phipatanakul, Wanda
Notes from the field: fatal rat-bite Fever in a child - San Diego County, California, 2013
Contributor(s):: Adam, Jessica K., Varan, Aiden K., Pong, Alice L., McDonald, Eric C.
Prevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi antibodies in blood donors from Veracruz State, Mexico
Contributor(s):: Hernández-Romano, Pablo, Cámara-Contreras, Mireya, Bravo-Sarmiento, Elidé, López-Balderas, Nayali
The responsibilities of pet ownership
Contributor(s):: August, Kristina D., Davis, Radford G.
Canine and feline behavior for veterinary technicians and nurses
Contributor(s):: Shaw, J. K., Martin, D.