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  1. One Health

    The One Health concept recognizes that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment.CDC uses a One Health approach by working with physicians, ecologists, and veterinarians to monitor and control public health threats. We do this by learning about how diseases...

  2. War of the Worlds: Our worlds are colliding and infectious disease is winning-emerging diseases and the one health initiative

    Contributor(s):: Richard French

    Quoting the U.S. Surgeon General (1968), it is time to “close the book” on infectious diseases and shift public health resources to address chronic diseases. But our public health leaders can make mistakes. Around the time the Surgeon General was...

  3. Client knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding zoonoses: a metropolitan experience

    Contributor(s):: Steele, S. G., Mor, S. M.

  4. Crossing the Interspecies Barrier: Opening the Door to Zoonotic Pathogens

    Contributor(s):: Christian Gortazar, Leslie A. Reperant, Thijs Kuiken, Jose de la Fuente, Mariana Boadella, Beatriz Martinez-Lopez, Francisco Ruiz-Fons, Agusitn Estrada-Pena, Christian Drosten, Graham Medley, Richard Ostfeld, Townsend Peterson, Kurt C. VerCauteren, Christian Menge, Marc Artois, Constance Schultsz, Richard Delahay, Jordi Sierra-Cobo, Robert Poulin, Frederic Keck, Alonso A. Aguirre, Heikki Henttonen, Andrew P. Dobson, Susan Kutz, Juan Lubroth, Atle Mysterud

    The number of pathogens known to infect humans is ever increasing. Whether such increase reflects improved surveillance and detection or actual emergence of novel pathogens is unclear. Nonetheless, infectious diseases are the second leading cause of human mortality and disability-adjusted life...

  5. Leptospirosis and an Animal Bite

    Contributor(s):: Brenden Bedard, Byron Kennedy, Anita C. Weimer, Richard Magnussen, Anthony Petruso

    In October 2013, leptospirosis was identified in a 20-year-old male. The male was bitten on his hand by either his canine or a skunk while breaking up a fight between the two animals. Eight days after the bite, the male developed fever, headache, drowsiness, neck pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea,...

  6. Quantitative assessment of human and pet exposure to Salmonella associated with dry pet foods

    Contributor(s):: Lambertini, E., Buchanan, R. L., Narrod, C., Ford, R. M., Baker, R. C., Pradhan, A. K.

    Recent Salmonella outbreaks associated with dry pet foods and treats highlight the importance of these foods as previously overlooked exposure vehicles for both pets and humans. In the last decade efforts have been made to raise the safety of this class of products, for instance by upgrading...

  7. Responsible pet ownership: a multidisciplinary issuePosse responsavel: uma questao multidisciplinar

    Contributor(s):: Andrade, F. T. M. de, Araujo, C. L. de, Paulo, O. L. de O. H., Rocha, J. R., Dias, F. G. G., Pereira, L. de F., Jorge, A. T., Honsho, C. dos S.

    This study was motivated by the increasing number of pet animals, followed by the lack of preparation and ignorance of many owners about responsibility assumed by acquiring an animal. Thus, through a questionnaire, it was aimed to trace the knowledge profile about responsible ownership of dogs...

  8. Pets bring comfort and health: The evolution of the PAWS model in San Francisco and the Safe Pet Guidelines

    Contributor(s):: Gorczyca, Ken, Fine, Aubrey H.

  9. One Health: Utpal Tatu at TEDxMAIS

    Contributor(s):: Utpal Tatu

    In this enlightening and informative talk, Dr. Utpal Tatu explains the certain diseases, prevalent in both animals and humans, at the cellular level. Tatu explains how the worlds of human and veterinary medicine collide at more points than meet the eye.Dr. Utpal Tatu is a reputed professor at the...

  10. Pet Dogs and Children's Health: Opportunities for Chronic Disease Prevention?

    Contributor(s):: Anne M. Gadomski, Melissa B. Scribani, Nicole Krupa, Paul Jenkins, Zsolt Nagykaldi, Ardis L. Olson

    IntroductionPositive associations between having a pet dog and adult health outcomes have been documented; however, little evidence exists regarding the benefits of pet dogs for young children. This study investigates the hypothesis that pet dogs are positively associated with healthy weight and...

  11. Characterizing environmental factors influencing zoonotic disease reservoirs using meta-parasite prevalence

    Contributor(s):: Cynthia L. Mills

    In five parks around Portland, Oregon, where there is a dense human population, investigators have found a 5.3% prevalence of the host of the Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, Sin Nombre Virus in deer mice, Peromyscus maniculatus. Previous studies show the prevalence of SNV varies inversely with the...

  12. An observational study measuring hand washing behavior in petting zoo attendees

    Contributor(s):: Amy A. Hille

    Each year in the US an estimated 6 million people visit petting zoos, and the number is increasing. Outbreaks in humans associated with animal pathogens are being increasingly reported. There are many published recommendations for design and maintenance for these facilities. Hand...

  13. Nov 11 2015

    33rd Meeting of the Scientific Network for Zoonoses Monitoring Data

    The Scientific Network for Zoonoses Monitoring Data will hold their 33rd meeting on November 11 and 12, 2015 in Parma. The meeting will feature 2014 data reporting, milestones for the production of...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/355

  14. Parasites in Parks: The Zoonotic Potential Related to Socioeconomic Factors and Types of Pets

    Contributor(s):: Terrance M. Stock, Khristen Vasseur, Christina Anton

    Edmonton, Canada is a northern city with more than 100,000 registered pets with access to parks, playgrounds and off-leash areas. Our objectives were to determine the prevalence of zoonotic animal parasite infections in parks and relate this to numbers and types of pets and to socioeconomic...

  15. Color Images for Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals

    Contributor(s):: Steven D. Sorden, Claire B. Andreasen, Molly D. Murphy

    The chapter contains annotated color images of diseases in or caused from companion animals.

  16. Public Health Implications of Animals in Retail Food Outlets

    Contributor(s):: Dyjack, David T. DrPH C. I. H., Ho, Jessica R. D., Lynes, Rachel M. P. H., Bliss, Jesse C. M. P. H.

  17. Some Diseases of Dogs and Cats Transmissible to Man

    Contributor(s):: Paul F. Starch

    In the field of public health the veterinarian plays an important role in the prevention of the spread of diseases from animals to man. Not only for his own protection but for protection of his clients and the livestock of his clients, the veterinarian should be familiar with the diseases of the...

  18. Zoonoses Which Occur With Greater Incidence in Children

    Contributor(s):: Judy K. Holding, George W. Beran

    The veterinarian frequently serves as a resource about diseases which affect both man and animal. It is his responsibility to be aware of their epidemiology and how their transmission to man can be avoided. This paper will discuss those zoonoses that occur with a higher incidence in children. The...

  19. Mapping of networks to detect priority zoonoses in Jordan

    Contributor(s):: Erin M. Sorrell, Mohammad El Azhari, Nezar Maswdeh, Sarah Cornblet, Rebecca L. Katz, Ibrahim Ablan, Julie E. Fischer

    Early detection of emerging disease events is a priority focus area for cooperative bioengagement programs. Communication and coordination among national disease surveillance and response networks are essential for timely detection and control of a public health event. Although systematic...

  20. Zoonoses report UK 2013

    This annual report on zoonoses in the United Kingdom (UK) includes a summary of reported cases of zoonotic infection in humans and animals during 2013.The data has been compiled from statutory notifiable or reportable disease reports, national scanning surveillance systems, control programmes,...