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Enteric pathogens of dogs and cats with public health implications
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 human animal interactions. More specifically, enteric pathogens of zoonotic risk which are transmitted...
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...
Febrile illnesses acquired from animals
Contributor(s):: Arguello, Sara L., Steele, Russell W.
Poultry as a host for the zoonotic pathogen Campylobacter jejuni
Contributor(s):: Hermans, David, Pasmans, Frank, Messens, Winy, Martel, An, Van Immerseel, Filip, Rasschaert, Geertrui, Heyndrickx, Marc, Van Deun, Kim, Haesebrouck, Freddy
An evaluation of dog-assisted therapy for residents of aged care facilities with dementia
Contributor(s):: Travers, C., Perkins, J., Rand, J., Bartlett, H., Morton, J.
Does dog or cat ownership lead to increased gastroenteritis in young children in South Australia?
Contributor(s):: Heyworth, J. S., Cutt, H., Glonek, G.
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between dog and cat ownership and gastroenteritis in young children. A diary study of 965 children aged 4-6 years living in rural or semi-rural South Australia was undertaken. Data were collected on pet ownership, drinking water and other...