Human Relationships with Domestic and Other Animals: One Health, One Welfare, One Biology
| Contributor(s):: ArielM Tarazona, Maria C Ceballos, Donald M Broom
Excessive human population growth, uncontrolled use of natural resources, including deforestation, mining, wasteful systems, biodiversity reduction by agriculture, and damaging climate change affect the existence of all animals, including humans. This discussion is now urgent and people are...
Colonization of Dogs and Their Owners with Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus pseudintermedius in Households, Veterinary Practices, and Healthcare Facilities
| Contributor(s):: Cuny, C., Layer-Nicolaou, F., Weber, R., Köck, R., Witte, W.
There are uncertainties with respect to the transmission of methicillin-susceptible and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA and MRSA) and Staphylococcus pseudintermedius between dogs and humans. In this study, we investigated concomitant nasal colonization of...
Contamination: The Case of Civets, Companionship, COVID, and SARS
| Contributor(s):: Hooper, J.
This research explores the intersection between zoonosis and the trade in wild animals by applying the Asian palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) as a lens through which to analyse the ways humans and animals shape, and are shaped by, multi-species entanglements. Civets occupy a unique space...
Prioritizing zoonotic diseases for multisectoral, one health collaboration in the United States : workshop summary
| Contributor(s):: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), United States. Department of the Interior., United States. Department of Agriculture
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) organized a One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization (OHZDP) workshop to further joint efforts to address zoonotic disease challenges in the...
Report on zoonoses in Ireland 2005
| Contributor(s):: Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI)
One health national programme across species on zoonoses: a call to the developing world
| Contributor(s):: G. V. Asokan, Vanitha Asokan, Prathap Tharyan
Zoonoses constitute 868 (61%) of all known infectious diseases, 75% of the infections considered ‘emerging’ are zoonoses. Developed nations have national programmes, adjoining “One Health” concept to combat zoonoses, whereas inadequacies exist in developing nations. As a...
Spatial and Simultaneous Seroprevalence of Anti-Leptospira Antibodies in Owners and Their Domiciled Dogs in a Major City of Southern Brazil
| Contributor(s):: Aline do Nascimento Benitez, Thais Cabral Monica, Ana Carolina Miura, Micheline Sahyun Romanelli, Lucienne Garcia Pretto Giordano, Roberta Lemos Freire, Regina Mitsuka-Breganó, Camila Marinelli Martins, Alexander Welker Biondo, Isabela Machado Serrano, Thiago Henrique Carneiro Rios Lopes, Renato Barbosa Reis, Jancarlo Ferreira Gomes, Federico Costa, Elsio Wunder, Albert Icksang Ko, Italmar Teodorico Navarro
Although leptospirosis has been considered a major concern in urban areas, no study to date has spatially and simultaneously compared both owner and dog serology in households of major cities. Accordingly, the aim of the present study was to assess the seroprevalence of Leptospira...
Effects of Gender, Sterilization, and Environment on the Spatial Distribution of Free-Roaming Dogs: An Intervention Study in an Urban Setting
| Contributor(s):: Saulo Nascimento de Melo, Eduardo Sergio da Silva, David Soeiro Barbosa, Rafael Gonçalves Teixeira-Neto, Gustavo Augusto Lacorte, Marco Aurélio Pereira Horta, Diogo Tavares Cardoso, Guilherme Loureiro Werneck, Claudio José Struchiner, Vinícius Silva Belo
Information concerning the factors affecting the circulation and distribution of free-roaming dogs is crucial in developing control actions and limiting the spread of zoonoses. The present study analyzes the influence of gender, sterilization, and environment on the spatial distribution of...
Zootherapy as a potential pathway for zoonotic spillover: a mixed-methods study of the use of animal products in medicinal and cultural practices in Nigeria
| Contributor(s):: Friant, S., Bonwitt, J., Ayambem, W. A., Ifebueme, N. M., Alobi, A. O., Otukpa, O. M., Bennett, A. J., Shea, C., Rothman, J. M., Goldberg, T. L., Jacka, J. K.
BACKGROUND: Understanding how and why people interact with animals is important for the prevention and control of zoonoses. To date, studies have primarily focused on the most visible forms of human-animal contact (e.g., hunting and consumption), thereby blinding One Health researchers and...
Encounters with the Most Animal Other: Rabies, Biopolitics, and Disease Prevention in Bali
| Contributor(s):: Drake, Phillip
Intestinal parasites and risk factors in dogs and cats from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
| Contributor(s):: Arruda, I. F., Ramos, R. C. F., Barbosa, A. D. S., Abboud, L. C. S., Dos Reis, I. C., Millar, P. R., Amendoeira, M. R. R.
Urbanisation, the Peri-urban Growth and Zoonotic Disease
| Contributor(s):: Linda Waldman
Ebola has had significant, negative effects in the rapidly expanding, unregulated areas of peri-urban and urban West Africa. The residents of these areas maintain vital connections with rural populations while intermingling with and living in close proximity to urban and elite populations....
Tackling the Threat of Rabies Reintroduction in Europe
| Contributor(s):: Santiago Vega, Laura Lorenzo-Rebenaque, Clara Marin, Rosana Domingo, Fernando Fariñas
Rabies is one of the oldest, most important zoonoses worldwide due to its extreme and inevitably lethal nature, causing one death every 9min worldwide. Recent reports have demonstrated that the Lyssavirus continues more alive than ever, despite the control carried out against the virus...
Transmission of Zoonotic Diseases in the Daily Life of Ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum (79 CE, Italy): A Review of Animal-Human-Environment Interactions through Biological, Historical and Archaeological Sources
| Contributor(s):: Tanga, C., Remigio, M., Viciano, J.
There is no doubt that the cultural and urban environments contributed to the animal-human interaction in the daily life of the ancient Roman world. The singularity of the circumstances of the burial of Pompeii and Herculaneum, together with literary sources and the extraordinary state of...
A cross-sectional study of knowledge on ownership, zoonoses and practices among pet owners in northern Portugal
| 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...
The European Union One Health 2019 Zoonoses Report
| Contributor(s):: European Food Safety Authority, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
This report of the EFSA and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control presents the results of zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2019 in 36 European countries (28 Member States (MS) and eight non-MS). The first and second most reported zoonoses in humans were...
Anthropomorphism and Its Adverse Effects on the Distress and Welfare of Companion Animals
| Contributor(s):: Mota-Rojas, D., Mariti, C., Zdeinert, A., Riggio, G., Mora-Medina, P., Del Mar Reyes, A., Gazzano, A., Domínguez-Oliva, A., Lezama-García, K., José-Pérez, N., Hernández-Ávalos, I.
Anthropomorphic practices are increasing worldwide. Anthropomorphism is defined as the tendency to attribute human forms, behaviors, and emotions to non-human animals or objects. Anthropomorphism is particularly relevant for companion animals. Some anthropomorphic practices can be beneficial to...
A qualitative content analysis of an online forum for people with kidney disease: Exploring the role of companion and non-companion animals
| Contributor(s):: Jackson, T., Chur-Hansen, A., Duncanson, E., Jesudason, S.
Dec 05 2021
9th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses
Prevalence of bacterial zoonoses in selected trophy hunted species, and the potential of human health risk in Bwabwata National park, Namibia
| Contributor(s):: Matheus-Auwa Ameya
Zoonotic diseases are infections acquired from vertebrate animals (wild or domesticated) animals to humans through direct or indirect contact with live animals, their derivatives or contaminated surroundings. The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of potential bacterial zoonoses...