Dec 05 2021
9th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses
One Health in Action: Operational Aspects of an Integrated Surveillance System for Zoonoses in Western Kenya
| Contributor(s):: Laura C. Falzon, Lorren Alumasa, Fredrick Amanya, Erastus Kang'ethe, Samuel Kariuki, Kelvin Momanyi, Patrick Muinde, Maurice K. Murungi, Samuel M. Njoroge, Allan Ogendo, Joseph Ogola, Jonathan Rushton, Mark E. J. Woolhouse, Eric M. Fèvre
Surveillance of diseases in Kenya and elsewhere in East Africa is currently carried out by both human and animal health sectors. However, a recent evaluation highlighted the lack of integration between these sectors, leading to disease under-reporting and inefficiencies. This project aimed to...
Beliefs, Attitudes and Self-Efficacy of Australian Veterinary Students Regarding One Health and Zoonosis Management
| Contributor(s):: Ihab Habib, Wing Sze Lam, Hamid Reza Sodagari, Peter Irons, Mieghan Bruce
This study aimed to explore the beliefs and attitudes of a group of senior veterinary students regarding One Health and to evaluate their levels of confidence in advising the general public on preventative health issues at the human–animal interface. An online survey was communicated to...
Presence of Campylobacterjejuni and C. coli in Dogs under Training for Animal-Assisted Therapies
| Contributor(s):: Santaniello, A., Varriale, L., Dipineto, L., Borrelli, L., Pace, A., Fioretti, A., Menna, L. F.
Low Risk of Transmission of Pathogenic Bacteria between Children and the Assistance Dog during Animal Assisted Therapy if Strict Rules are Followed
| Contributor(s):: Edner, A., Lindström-Nilsson, M., Melhus, Å
One Health and Zoonoses
| Contributor(s):: John Mackenzie (editor), Martyn Jeggo (editor)
Prevalence and Zoonotic Potential of Giardia intestinalis in Dogs of the Central Region of Mexico
| Contributor(s):: Elsa M. Godínez-Galaz, Nerina P. Veyna-Salazar, Andrea M. Olvera-Ramírez, Feliciano Milián-Suazo, Claudia A. Perea-Razo, Rodolfo Bernal-Reynaga, Germinal J. Cantó-Alarcón
Giardia intestinalis is a protozoan of worldwide distribution capable of infecting a large number of species, including humans and domestic animals. Dogs represent a risk to public health due to cross-infections by the zoonotic assemblages. However, there is little information concerning...
Understanding Zoonotic Enteric Disease in Minnesota: A Spatio Temporal Analysis and Causal Theory Approach
| Contributor(s):: Suchismita Swain
With 75 percent of diseases in humans having origin in animals or animal products, zoonotic diseases have an enormous impact on the global disease burden. A significant portion of this can be attributed to bacterial zoonotic enteric pathogens. This study was designed to locate clusters of...
Seroprevalence and risk factors of Toxoplasma gondii infection in wild ungulates that cohabit in a natural park with human-animal interaction in the Mediterranean ecosystem
| Contributor(s):: Almería, S., Cano-Terriza, D., Prieto, P., Dubey, J. P., Jiménez-Martín, D., Castro-Scholten, S., Paniagua, J., García-Bocanegra, I.
Understanding attitude, practices and knowledge of zoonotic infectious disease risks among poultry farmers in Ghana
| Contributor(s):: Matilda Ayim‐Akonor, Ralf Krumkamp, Jürgen May, Eva Mertens
Zoonotic infectious diseases (ZIDs) are increasing globally, and livestock farmers in low‐ and middle‐income countries are at particularly high risk. An evaluation of farmer's behaviour on farms can be used to identify the risk factors and to develop tailored control strategies. This study...
Occurrence of Pasteurella multocida in Dogs Being Trained for Animal-Assisted Therapy
| Contributor(s):: Santaniello, A., Garzillo, S., Amato, A., Sansone, M., Fioretti, A., Menna, L. F.
Do Animals Play a Role in the Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2)? A Commentary
| Contributor(s):: Costagliola, A., Liguori, G., d'Angelo, D., Costa, C., Ciani, F., Giordano, A.
One Health and zoonoses activities at 17 select international locations : April 2012-May 2013
Foreword -- Table of international One Health and zoonoses activities -- Country and International Organization Profiles: Bangladesh; China; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Egypt; Guatemala; India; Indonesia; Kazakhstan; Kenya; Nigeria; Republic of Georgia; South Africa; Thailand; Uganda;...
Proceedings of the Seventeenth Wildlife Damage Management Conference, Orange Beach, AL, February 26-March 1, 2017
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Workshop summary : One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization for Multi-Sectoral Engagement in Côte d'Ivoire : Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, January 25-26, 2017
The purpose of this 2-day One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization Workshop was to identify zoonotic diseases of greatest national concern for Côte d’Ivoire. This workshop used equal input from representatives of human health, livestock, environment, wildlife, research, and...
Dogs and Their Owners Have Frequent and Intensive Contact
| Contributor(s):: Joosten, P., Van Cleven, A., Sarrazin, S., Paepe, D., De Sutter, A., Dewulf, J.
Contact and interactions between owners and their pets may have beneficial physical and social effects on people, but may also facilitate the transmission of zoonotic agents and resistant bacteria. To estimate the risk of these contacts, more information regarding the frequency and intensity of...
Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Occurrence of ESKAPE Bacteria Group in Dogs, and the Related Zoonotic Risk in Animal-Assisted Therapy, and in Animal-Assisted Activity in the Health Context
| Contributor(s):: Santaniello, A., Sansone, M., Fioretti, A., Menna, L. F.
Interim guidelines for animal health and control of disease transmission in pet shelters
| Contributor(s):: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), American Veterinary Medical Association
Animals arriving at shelters as a result of a natural disaster need special care. Because they may have been exposed to contaminated water and may not have had access to safe food and fresh water, many are stressed and dehydrated and some may be injured and/or ill. Stressed animals may or may...
Risks associated with animal-assisted intervention programs: A literature review
| Contributor(s):: Dalton, K. R., Waite, K. B., Ruble, K., Carroll, K. C., DeLone, A., Frankenfield, P., Serpell, J. A., Thorpe, R. J., Jr., Morris, D. O., Agnew, J., Rubenstein, R. C., Davis, M. F.
The benefits of animal-assisted interventions (AAI), to utilize companion animals as an adjunctive treatment modality, is well-established and a burgeoning research field. However, few studies have evaluated the potential hazards of these programs, such as the potential for therapy animals to...
Human-Animal Interaction and the Emergence of SARS-CoV-2
| Contributor(s):: Hassani, A., Khan, G.