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  1. A cross-sectional study of knowledge on ownership, zoonoses and practices among pet owners in northern Portugal

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    | Contributor(s):: Vale, B. do, Lopes, A. P., Fontes, M. da C., Silvestre, M., Cardoso, L., Coelho, A. C.

    Pet ownership is common in modern society. In Portugal, 38% and 31% of all households own at least one dog or cat, respectively. Few studies have ascertained the knowledge of pet owners on pet ownership and zoonoses, and none have been carried out in Portugal. The aim of the present study was...

  2. Practices and Perceptions of Animal Contact and Associated Health Outcomes in Pregnant Women and New Mothers

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    | Contributor(s):: Hsin-Yi Weng, Kimberly Ankrom

    Companion animals play an important role in our society. However, pregnant women and new mothers might have specific concerns about animal-associated health outcomes because of their altered immune function and posture as well as their newborn babies. The study was conducted to collect baseline...

  3. Evaluation of pharmacokinetics and efficacy of ivermectin following oral administration in dogs against experimental infection of Ctenocephalides felis felis and Rhipicephalus sanguineus

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    | Contributor(s):: Magalhaes, V. S., Cid, Y. P., Ferreira, T. P., Medeiros, D. M. V., Batista, L. C. de S. O., Correia, T. R., Albert, A. L. M., Scott, F. B.

    With the increasing number of pets in home the human-animal relationship is increasingly close and care about control disease growing. Ivermectin (IVM) is frequently used because its proven safety. IVM is recommended for the treatment of demodectic scabies and prevention of heartworm in dogs, but...

  4. Current opinion on maximizing veterinary profession growth and contributions

    | Contributor(s):: Nimmanapalli, R., Donapaty, S. R.

    Veterinary profession sphere overlaps three major biology arenas namely agriculture, basic sciences, and human medicine. Thus, so far the investments in veterinary field are not proportional to the scope of their responsibilities. Rededication and rejuvenation can help veterinary profession to...

  5. Zoonosis: Enfermedades transmisibles del Siglo XXI | Pilar Foronda | TEDxLaLaguna

    | Contributor(s):: Pilar Foronda

    El 75% de las enfermedades emergentes infecciosas que afectan a humanos son de origen animal. El estudio de estas enfermedades, denominadas zoonosis, puede proporcionar información acerca de las posibles enfermedades transmisibles del siglo XXI.Music by Tak-Nara.Assistant Professor Doctor...

  6. Canine and feline parasitic zoonoses in China

    | Contributor(s):: Chen, Jia, Xu, Min-Jun, Zhou, Dong-Hui, Song, Hui-Qun, Wang, Chun-Ren, Zhu, Xing-Quan

  7. Sentinel surveillance for zoonotic parasites in companion animals in indigenous communities of Saskatchewan

    | Contributor(s):: Schurer, J. M., Hill, J. E., Fernando, C., Jenkins, E. J.

  8. Transmission and epidemiology of zoonotic protozoal diseases of companion animals

    | Contributor(s):: Esch, K. J., Petersen, C. A.

  9. A third of pet owners find it 'nearly impossible' to combat fleas

  10. Studies on the helminth fauna of Alaska. XXXVI. Parasites of the wolverine, Gulo gulo L., with observations on the biology of Taenia twitchelli

    | Contributor(s):: Robert L. Rausch

    Natural biotic relationships already had been severely disrupted in the United States by the time significant interest had developed in faunistic helminthology. Some mammalian species, particularly the larger carnivores, had been extirpated or were represented only by scattered individuals in the...

  11. Parasitic organisms in the blood of arvicoline rodents in Alaska

    | Contributor(s):: Francis H. Fay, Robert L. Rausch

    A Grahamella-like organism (Schizomycetes: Bartonellaceae) was found in erythrocytes of laboratory-reared northern voles, Microtus oeconomus Pallas, which had been inoculated intraperitoneally with a saline suspension of ground fleas, Megabothris abantis (Roths.), from wild northern voles...

  12. Studies on the helminth fauna of Alaska. XXVII. The occurrence of larvae of trichinella spirals in Alaskan mammals

    | Contributor(s):: Robert L. Rausch, B. B. Babero, Virginia R. Rausch, Everett L. Schiller

    In 1948 much interest in trichinosis in arctic regions was aroused, particularly by the findings of Thorborg et al. (1948), who investigated serious outbreaks occurring among the Eskimo of West Greenland during 1947. Consequently, with the founding of the Arctic Health Research Center in the...

  13. Domestic dog ownership in Iran is a risk factor for human infection with Leishmania infantum

    | Contributor(s):: Gavgani, A. S., Mohite, H., Edrissian, G. H., Mohebali, M., Davies, C. R.

  14. Is the domestic dog (Canis familiaris) a reservoir host of American cutaneous leishmaniasis? A critical review of the current evidence

    | Contributor(s):: Reithinger, R., Davies, C. R.

  15. Occult enteric infection by Ancylostoma caninum: a previously unrecognized zoonosis

    | Contributor(s):: Croese, J., Loukas, A., Opdebeeck, J., Prociv, P.

  16. Serological study of Toxoplasma gondii in kidney recipients

    | Contributor(s):: Sukthana, Y., Chintana, T., Damrongkitchaiporn, S., Lekkla, A.

  17. A note on measurement of injection aversiveness

    | Contributor(s):: Grandin, T., Maxwell, K., Lanier, J.

    The behavior of cattle during an injection of doramectin 1% injectable solution or ivermectin 1% injectable solution in an attempt to measure small differences in aversiveness in 61 red Angus-cross, 2-year-old heifers. Each animal was held in a squeeze chute and given a 9 ml s.c. injection of...

  18. An ethicist's commentary on a client publishing your antihelminthic regimen without permission

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  19. An ethicist's commentary on the "raw diet"

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  20. An ethicist's commentary on the case of the veterinarian who will not utilize the proper regimen for control of roundworms

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.