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  1. Rabies in Nonhuman Primates and Potential for Transmission to Humans: A Literature Review and Examination of Selected French National Data

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    | Contributor(s):: Philippe Gautret, Jesse Blanton, Laurent Dacheux, Florence Ribadeau-Dumas, Philippe Brouqui, Philippe Parola, Douglas H. Esposito, Hervé Bourhy

    Background: The nonhuman primate (NHP)-related injuries in rabies-enzootic countries is a public health problem of increasing importance. The aims of this work are to collect data concerning rabies transmission from NHPs to humans; to collate medical practices regarding rabies postexposure...

  2. Cost Description and Comparative Cost Efficiency of Post-Exposure Prophylaxis and Canine Mass Vaccination against Rabies in N'Djamena, Chad

    | Contributor(s):: Rolande Mindekem, Monique Sarah Lechenne, Kemdongarti Service Naissengar, Assandi Oussiguéré, Bidjeh Kebkiba, Daugla Doumagoum Moto, Idriss Oumar Alfaroukh, Laurent Tinoanga Ouedraogo, Sahidou Salifou, Jakob Zinsstag

    Rabies claims approximately 59,000 human lives annually and is a potential risk to 3.3 billion people in over 100 countries worldwide. Despite being fatal in almost 100% of cases, human rabies can be prevented by vaccinating dogs, the most common vector, and the timely administration of...

  3. The development of a canine para-agility program: positive affects in children with autism and in therapy dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Pop, D., Rusu, A. S., Miresan, V.

    Previous research has demonstrated that both children and dogs might benefit from Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA), with some factors mediating/moderating the results. The present study took these factors into consideration, by creating an AAA program consisting of two types of human-animal...

  4. Etre un ovin malade en Bas-Berry (fin XVIII e - milieu XX e siecle)

    | Contributor(s):: Baron, N.

    The purpose of this article is to make use of the "animal viewpoint", which has been adopted by a growing number of researchers, to reconstruct the experience of Indre sheep affected by the disease from the late eighteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries. To this end, we rely on local archives and...

  5. Being a sick ovine in Bas-Berry (end of the XVIIIth - mid XXth centuries)Etre un ovin malade en Bas-Berry (fin XVIII e - milieu XX e siecle)

    | Contributor(s):: Baron, N.

    The purpose of this article is to make use of the "animal viewpoint", which has been adopted by a growing number of researchers, to reconstruct the experience of Indre sheep affected by the disease from the late eighteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries. To this end, we rely on local archives and...

  6. Pasteurella species peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis: household pets as a risk factor

    | Contributor(s):: Poliquin, P. G., Lagace-Wiens, P., Verrelli, M., Allen, D. W., Embil, J. M.

    BACKGROUND: Pasteurella species are Gram-negative coccobacilli that are a part of the normal oropharyngeal flora of numerous domestic animals. They have been recognized as a rare but significant cause of peritonitis in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD). A consensus about management...

  7. "Take me under your wing" - love in animal-assisted psychotherapy: a clinical perspective on the unique therapeutic bond between animals and humans [Practice]

    | Contributor(s):: Lev-Bendov, S., Barel, I., Parish-Plass, N.

  8. "What does the turtle have inside its house?" Animal-assisted psychotherapy with foster children [Practice]

    | Contributor(s):: Hellmann, S., Parish-Plass, N.

  9. Animal-assisted group psychotherapy for children [Practice]

    | Contributor(s):: Harel, O., Parish-Plass, N.

  10. Animal-assisted psychotherapy from an attachment perspective [Theory]

    | Contributor(s):: Zilcha-Mano, S., Parish-Plass, N.

  11. Elements of group psychotherapy found in individual animal-assisted psychotherapy [Theory]

    | Contributor(s):: Ish-Lev, H., Amit, R., Parish-Plass, N.

  12. The animal as a relational medium: an object relations approach to the therapy triangle in animal-assisted psychotherapy [Theory]

    | Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, N., Oren, D.

  13. The contribution of animal-assisted psychotherapy to the potential space in play therapy [Theory]

    | Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, N.

  14. The therapy zoo as a mirror to the psyche [Theory]

    | Contributor(s):: Maayan, E., Parish-Plass, N.

  15. Why Israel? A unique direction in the development of the definition and practice of animal-assisted psychotherapy [Issues]

    | Contributor(s):: Parish-Plass, N., Bar-On, S.

  16. With man's best friend

    | Contributor(s):: Collins, J. M., Lorber, B., Schlossberg, D.

    This chapter focuses on human diseases associated with exposure to dogs. The epidemiology of local infections following dog bites, as well as the initial bite management, antibiotic prophylaxis, antibiotic treatment of infection, and prevention of dog bites are discussed. The life-threatening...

  17. The veterinarian's role in preventing and controlling disease in exotic animals in assisted-care facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Hess, L.

  18. Becoming relationally effective: high-risk boys in animal-assisted therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Schneider, A. A., Rosenberg, J., Baker, M., Melia, N., Granger, B., Biringen, Z.

    This study was conducted to formally evaluate the effectiveness of the Human Animal Bond in Colorado (HABIC, 2010), a well-developed animal-assisted therapy (AAT) intervention based in 23 elementary schools in the Front Range. Previous research on the benefits of human and dog relationships,...

  19. Obstacles and anticipated problems with acquiring assistance dogs, as expressed by Japanese people with physical disabilities

    | Contributor(s):: Yamamoto, M., Hart, L. A., Ohta, M., Matsumoto, K., Ohtani, N.

    In western countries, such as the United States and the United Kingdom, many people with disabilities benefit from the help their assistance dogs provide. In contrast, assistance dogs have not become widespread in Japan. This study explores the perspectives of Japanese people with disabilities,...