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Assessing Quality of Life for Pets with Dermatologic Disease and Their Owners
Contributor(s):: Noli, C.
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...
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...
Does exposure to cats or dogs in early life alter a child's risk of atopic dermatitis?
Contributor(s):: Ownby, D. R., Johnson, C. C.
New pets and allergies
Contributor(s):: Pecquet, C.
Dermatitis prompted by a collar employed in radio-telemetry monitoring
Contributor(s):: Ferreira, G. A., Pinto, M. L., Nakano-Oliveira, E., Genaro, G.
Cohort study of sibling effect, infectious diseases, and risk of atopic dermatitis during first 18 months of life
Contributor(s):: Benn, Christine Stabell, Melbye, Mads, Wohlfahrt, Jan, Björkstén, Bengt, Aaby, Peter
Contact with livestock--a protective effect against allergies and asthma?
Contributor(s):: Dimich-Ward, H., Chow, Y., Chung, J., Trask, C.
Current cat ownership may be associated with the lower prevalence of atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis, and Japanese cedar pollinosis in schoolchildren in Himeji, Japan
Contributor(s):: Kurosaka, F., Nakatani, Y., Terada, T., Tanaka, A., Ikeuchi, H., Hayakawa, A., Konohana, A., Oota, K., Nishio, H.
Current mite, cat, and dog allergen exposure, pet ownership, and sensitization to inhalant allergens in adults
Contributor(s):: Custovic, A., Simpson, B. M., Simpson, A., Hallam, C. L., Marolia, H., Walsh, D., Campbell, J., Woodcock, A., National Asthma Campaign Manchester, Asthma, Allergy Study, Group
Effects of dog ownership and genotype on immune development and atopy in infancy
Contributor(s):: Gern, J. E., Reardon, C. L., Hoffjan, S., Nicolae, D., Li, Z., Roberg, K. A., Neaville, W. A., Carlson-Dakes, K., Adler, K., Hamilton, R., Anderson, E., Gilbertson-White, S., Tisler, C., Dasilva, D., Anklam, K., Mikus, L. D., Rosenthal, L. A., Ober, C., Gangnon, R., Lemanske, R. F., Jr.
Gene-environment interaction in the onset of eczema in infancy: filaggrin loss-of-function mutations enhanced by neonatal cat exposure
Contributor(s):: Bisgaard, H., Simpson, A., Palmer, C. N., Bonnelykke, K., McLean, I., Mukhopadhyay, S., Pipper, C. B., Halkjaer, L. B., Lipworth, B., Hankinson, J., Woodcock, A., Custovic, A.
BackgroundLoss-of-function variants in the gene encoding filaggrin (FLG) are major determinants of eczema. We hypothesized that weakening of the physical barrier in FLG-deficient individuals may potentiate the effect of environmental exposures. Therefore, we investigated whether there is an...
Opposing effects of cat and dog ownership and allergic sensitization on eczema in an atopic birth cohort
Contributor(s):: Epstein, T. G., Bernstein, D. I., Levin, L., Khurana Hershey, G. K., Ryan, P. H., Reponen, T., Villareal, M., Lockey, J. E., Lemasters, G. K.
Pet ownership: its effect on allergy and respiratory symptoms
Contributor(s):: Bener, A., Mobayed, H., Sattar, H. A., Al-Mohammed, A. A., Ibrahimi, A. S., Sabbah, A.
Impact of canine atopic dermatitis on the health-related quality of life of affected dogs and quality of life of their owners
Contributor(s):: Linek, M., Favrot, C.
Compendium of measures to prevent disease associated with animals in public settings, 2009 National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians, Inc. (NASPHV)
Certain venues encourage or permit the public to be in contact with animals, resulting in millions of human-animal interactions each year. These settings include county or state fairs, petting zoos, animal swap meets, pet stores, zoologic institutions, circuses, carnivals, educational farms,...
Dolphin-assisted therapy: more flawed data and more flawed conclusions
Contributor(s):: Marino, L., Lilienfeld, S. O.
Dolphin-Assisted Therapy (DAT) is an increasingly popular choice of treatment for illness and developmental disabilities by providing participants with the opportunity to swim or interact with live captive dolphins. Two reviews of DAT (Marino and Lilienfeld  and Humphries ) concluded...