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  1. The Burden of Parasitic Zoonoses in Nepal: A Systematic Review

    Contributor(s):: B. Devleesschauwer, A. Ale, P. Torgerson, N. Praet, C. Mairtens de Noordhout, B.D. Pandey, S.B. Pun, R. Lake, J. Vercruysse, D.D. Joshi, A.H. Havelaar, L. Duchateau, P. Dorny, N. Speybroek

    BackgroundParasitic zoonoses (PZs) pose a significant but often neglected threat to public health, especially in developing countries. In order to obtain a better understanding of their health impact, summary measures of population health may be calculated, such as the Disability-Adjusted Life...

  2. The dynamics of livestock ownership, asset ownership and human health in rural households and the role of animal based product consumption: a cross sectional study in Western Province Kenya

    Contributor(s):: C.N. Okell, J. Rushton, W.A. Glanville, E.M. Fevre

    This resource discusses the different aspects of livestock ownership.

  3. Sobrepoblació canina y felina: tendencias y nuevas perspectivas

    Contributor(s):: C.A. Salamanca, L.J. Polo, J. Vargas

    A través de una revisión sistemática de la literatura, publicada entre 1973 y 2009, seconsultaron las siguientes bases de datos, a saber: ScienceDirect, Ebsco, Springerlink yMedline, para la búsqueda de la información. Como palabras clave se utilizaron: perrosde libre ambulación, vínculo...

  4. Hoarding of Animals: An Under-Recognized Public Health Problem in a Difficult-to-Study Population

    Contributor(s):: Gary J. Patronek

    The objective of this study was to better characterize the problem of hoarding, or pathological collecting, of animals. Methods. The author summarized data from a convenience sample of 54 case reports from 0 animal control agencies and humane societies across the country.The majority (76%) of...

  5. An epidemiologic study of the human bite

    Contributor(s):: John S Marr, Alan M. Beck, Joseph A. Lugo Jr.

    HUMAN BITES ARE A SERIOUS MEDICAL and surgical problem. A wide range of secondary consequenceshave been documented in the medical literature, including deformity, amputation, infection, transmissionof disease agents, and psychosexual aberrations. Recognition of the human bite as part of the...

  6. Dog bites among letter carriers in St. Louis

    Contributor(s):: Alan M. Beck, Randall Lockwood

    A detailed analysis of all the reported dog bites that occurred over a 2-year period in St. Louis, Mo., provided new insight not only into the severity of the problem, but also the environmental context for injury. Dog bite is a majormedical problem that affects at least 1 of every 222 people and...

  7. Zoonotic Disease in Ohio: Surveillance, Preparation, and Response

    Contributor(s):: Erik B. Balster

    This paper examines the state of public health preparation and response capacity to zoonotic infectious disease in the state of Ohio. A comprehensive literature review of zoonotic disease emergence and re-emergence, the National Veterinary Stockpile (NVS), the One Health Initiative, emergency...

  8. Characterization of injuries caused by dogs and cats to humans in the municipality of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, between the years 2000 and 2009

    Contributor(s):: Frias, D. F. R., Nunes, J. O. R., Carvalho, A. A. B.

  9. Differences in serotonin serum concentration between aggressive English cocker spaniels and aggressive dogs of other breeds

    Contributor(s):: Amat, M., Brech, S. le, Camps, T., Torrente, C., Mariotti, V. M., Ruiz, J. L., Manteca, X.

  10. Exposure to cats: update on risks for sensitization and allergic diseases

    Contributor(s):: Dharmage, S. C., Lodge, C. L., Matheson, M. C., Campbell, B., Lowe, A. J.

  11. Non-accidental injuries found in necropsies of domestic cats: a review of 191 cases

    Contributor(s):: Siqueira, A. de, Cassiano, F. C., Landi, M. F. de A., Marlet, E. F., Maiorka, P. C.

  12. Patterns of human-coyote conflicts in the Denver Metropolitan Area

    Contributor(s):: Poessel, S. A., Breck, S. W., Teel, T. L., Shwiff, S., Crooks, K. R., Angeloni, L.

  13. Walking sole mates: dogs motivating, enabling and supporting guardians' physical activity

    Contributor(s):: Higgins, J. W., Temple, V., Murray, H., Kumm, E., Rhodes, R.

  14. Newsletter of the American Association of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians, Volume 6 Summer 2002

    Full-text: Available

    Contents:Embracing the Human-Animal Bond at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, pg 1Message from the President, pg 1An Essay From The Raptor Center, pg 1The Human-Animal Bond Force, pg 2Book Review: The Healing Power of Pets, pg 2PetCARE Advice Goes High-Tech, pg 3The...

  15. Allergen avoidance does not alter airborne cat allergen levels in classrooms

    Contributor(s):: Karlsson, A. S., Renström, A., Hedrén, M., Larsson, K.

  16. Household knowledge, attitudes and practices related to pet contact and associated zoonoses in Ontario, Canada

    Contributor(s):: Stull, Jason W., Peregrine, Andrew S., Sargeant, Jan M., Weese, J. Scott

  17. Pet birds and risks of respiratory disease in Australia: a review

    Contributor(s):: Gorman, Jessica, Cook, Angus, Ferguson, Chantal, van Buynder, Paul, Fenwick, Stan, Weinstein, Philip

  18. A study of the effects of pet ownership on mental health among community-dwelling senior citizens in northeast Tennessee

    Contributor(s):: Southerland, E. Marie

  19. Animal-assisted therapy in Connecticut hospitals

    Contributor(s):: Ritchie, Jessica

  20. Interspecies kinship: Persons in later life and their companion animals

    Contributor(s):: Yukl, Toni Anne