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  1. 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.

  2. Canine and feline obesity: a One Health perspective

    Contributor(s):: Sandoe, P., Palmer, C., Corr, S., Astrup, A., Bjornvad, C. R.

  3. Childhood animal cruelty and interpersonal violence

    Contributor(s):: Miller, C.

  4. Cat and dog exposure and respiratory morbidities in cystic fibrosis

    Contributor(s):: Morrow, Christopher B., Raraigh, Karen S., Green, Deanna M., Blackman, Scott M., Cutting, Garry R., Collaco, Joseph M.

  5. Contamination of Environmental Surfaces With Staphylococcus aureus in Households With Children Infected With Methicillin-Resistant S aureus

    Contributor(s):: Fritz, Stephanie A., Hogan, Patrick G., Singh, Lauren N., Thompson, Ryley M., Wallace, Meghan A., Whitney, Krista, Al-Zubeidi, Duha, Burnham, Carey-Ann D., Fraser, Victoria J.

  6. 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

  7. Zoonotic disease risks for immunocompromised and other high-risk clients and staff: promoting safe pet ownership and contact

    Contributor(s):: Stull, J. W., Stevenson, K. B.

    Pets can be a source of disease (zoonoses) for humans. The disease risks associated with pet contact are highest among young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and immunocompromised hosts. These individuals and household members display limited knowledge of pet-associated disease, rarely...

  8. Zoonotic disease risks for immunocompromised and other high-risk clients and staff: promoting safe pet ownership and contact

    Contributor(s):: Stull, J. W., Stevenson, K. B.

    Pets can be a source of disease (zoonoses) for humans. The disease risks associated with pet contact are highest among young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and immunocompromised hosts. These individuals and household members display limited knowledge of pet-associated disease, rarely...

  9. 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...

  10. The risk factors affecting the development of vent pecking and cannibalism in free-range and organic laying hens

    Contributor(s):: Lambton, S. L., Knowles, T. G., Yorke, C., Nicol, C. J.

    Injurious pecking remains one of the biggest animal welfare and economic challenges for free-range egg producers. This prospective epidemiological study investigated the development of vent pecking (VP) and cannibalism on 62 free-range and organic UK farms (119 flocks). Flocks were visited at 25...

  11. The epidemiology of dog bite injuries in Switzerland - characteristics of victims, biting dogs and circumstances

    Contributor(s):: Horisberger, U., Stark, K. D. C., Rufenacht, J., Pillonel, C., Steiger, A.

    Dogs are a potential source of several health hazards for humans. Public attention has recently focussed on dog bites, and different prevention strategies have been suggested. As few data on dog bite epidemiology are available, a prospective study was conducted in family practices (FP) and...

  12. Risk factors for the development of animal cruelty

    Contributor(s):: Gullone, E.

    Research shows that animal cruelty shares many of the aetiological pathways and risk factors that have been shown for other aggressive behaviors. The shared aetiology not only aids understanding of the co-occurrence that has been documented between animal cruelty and other aggressive and...

  13. Backyard poultry raising in Bangladesh: a valued resource for the villagers and a setting for zoonotic transmission of avian influenza. A qualitative study

    Contributor(s):: Sultana, R., Nahar, N., Rimi, N. A., Azad, S., Islam, M. S., Gurley, E. S., Luby, S. P.

  14. Household risk factors for colonization with multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates

    Contributor(s):: Davis, Meghan F., Peterson, Amy E. Julian, Kathleen G., Greene, Wallace H. , Price, Lance B. , Nelson, Kenrad , Whitener, Cynthia J. , Silbergeld, Ellen K.

  15. Plague: infections of companion animals and opportunities for intervention

    Contributor(s):: Oyston, Petra C. F., Williamson, Diane

  16. Art therapy with children in grief and loss groups

    Contributor(s):: Rozum, Aimee Loth, Malchiodi, Cathy A.

  17. Detection of zoonotic intestinal parasites in public parks of Spain. Potential epidemiological role of microsporidia

    Contributor(s):: Dado, D., Izquierdo, F., Vera, O., Montoya, A., Mateo, M., Fenoy, S., Galvan, A. L., Garcia, S., Garcia, A., Aranguez, E., Lopez, L., del Aguila, C., Miro, G.

  18. Effects of pet exposure in the first year of life on respiratory and allergic symptoms in 7-yr-old children. The SIDRIA-2 study.

    Contributor(s):: Lombardi, Enrico, Simoni, Marzia, La Grutta, Stefania, Viegi, Giovanni, Bisanti, Luigi, Chellini, Elisabetta, Dell'Orco, Valerio, Migliore, Enrica, Petronio, Maria Grazia, Pistelli, Riccardo, Rusconi, Franca, Sestini, Piersante, Forastiere, Francesco, Galassi, Claudia , SIDRIA-2 Collaborative Group.

  19. Evaluation of pet contact as a risk factor for carriage of multidrug-resistant staphylococci in nursing home residents

    Contributor(s):: Gandolfi-Decristophoris, P., De Benedetti, A., Petignat, C., Attinger, M., Guillaume, J., Fiebig, L., Hattendorf, J., Cernela, N., Regula, G., Petrini, O., Zinsstag, J., Schelling, E.

  20. Exposure to dog allergens and subsequent allergic sensitization: an updated review

    Contributor(s):: Smallwood, J., Ownby, D.