Feb 26 2015
Historical Zoonoses and Other Changes in Host Tropism of Staphylococcus aureus, Identified by Phylogenetic Analysis of a Population Dataset
Contributor(s):: Marcus A Shepheard, Vicki M. Fleming, Thomas R Connor, Jukka Corander, Edward J. Feil, Christophe Fraser, William P. Hanage
Staphylococcus aureus exhibits tropisms to many distinct animal hosts. While spillover events can occur wherever there is an interface between host species, changes in host tropism only occur with the establishment of sustained transmission in the new host species, leading to clonal expansion....
Prevent the Spread of Zoonotic Diseases
Contributor(s):: Josefa Pena
This small-format (4 1/4 x 5 1/2) 4-fold brochure provides details about six major ways to prevent the spread of zoonotic diseases among animals and people. Written for a general audience, it makes a great handout for youth groups working with animals and for their families. Colorful design, with...
Molecular insights into farm animal and zoonotic Salmonella infections
Contributor(s):: Mark P. Stevens, Tom J. Humphrey, Duncan J. Maskell
Salmonella enterica is a facultative intracellular pathogen of worldwide importance. Infections may present in a variety of ways, from asymptomatic colonization to inflammatory diarrhoea or typhoid fever depending on serovar- and host-specific factors. Human diarrhoeal infections are frequently...
A framework for the study of zoonotic disease emergence and its drivers: spillover of bat pathogens as a case study
Contributor(s):: James L. N. Wood, Melissa Leach, Linda Waldman, Hayley MacGregor, Anthony R. Fooks, Kate E. Jones, Olivier Restif, Dina Dechmann, David T. S. Hayman, Kate S. Baker, Alison J. Peel, Alexandra O. Kamins, Jakob Fahr, Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu, Richard Suu-Ire, Robert F. Breiman, Jonathan H. Epstein, Hume E. Field, Andrew A. Cunningham
Many serious emerging zoonotic infections have recently arisen from bats, including Ebola, Marburg, SARS-coronavirus, Hendra, Nipah, and a number of rabies and rabies-related viruses, consistent with the overall observation that wildlife are an important source of emerging zoonoses for the human...
Bringing together emerging and endemic zoonoses surveillance: shared challenges and a common solution
Contributor(s):: Jo Halliday, Chris Daborn, Harriet Auty, Zacharia Mtema, Tiziana Lembo, Barend M. deC. Bronsvoort, Ian Handel, Darryn Knobel, Katie Hampson, Sarah Cleaveland
Early detection of disease outbreaks in human and animal populations is crucial to the effective surveillance of emerging infectious diseases. However, there are marked geographical disparities in capacity for early detection of outbreaks, which limit the effectiveness of global surveillance...
Animal-Assisted Therapy: An Exploration of Its History, Healing Benefits, and How Skilled Nursing Facilities Can Set Up Programs
Contributor(s):: Ernst, Lorraine
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.
Canine and feline parasitic zoonoses in China
Contributor(s):: Chen, Jia, Xu, Min-Jun, Zhou, Dong-Hui, Song, Hui-Qun, Wang, Chun-Ren, Zhu, Xing-Quan
Dog-associated husbandry practices favouring the spread of zoonotic pathogens with reference to helminth and arthropod parasites in Yaounde, Cameroon.
Contributor(s):: Jong, N, Yepka, J. A., Abia, W. A., Tebug, S. F.
Environmental contamination by dog’s faeces: a public health problem?
Contributor(s):: Cinquepalmi, Vittoria, Monno, Rosa, Fumarola, Luciana, Ventrella, Gianpiero, Calia, Carla, Greco, Maria Fiorella, De Vito, Danila, Soleo, Leonardo
Life-threatening respiratory pasteurellosis associated with palliative pet care
Contributor(s):: Myers, Emily M., Ward, Sarah L., Myers, Joseph P.
Plague: infections of companion animals and opportunities for intervention
Contributor(s):: Oyston, Petra C. F., Williamson, Diane
Reducing hazards for humans from animals: emerging and re-emerging zoonoses
Contributor(s):: Saegerman, Claude, Dal Pozzo, Fabiana, Humblet, Marie-France
Social environment and control status of companion animal-borne zoonoses in Japan
Contributor(s):: Takahashi-Omoe, Hiromi, Omoe, Katsuhiko
The zoonotic potential of dogs in Aboriginal communities in Central Australia.
Contributor(s):: Gaskin, Sharyn, Bentham, Richard, Cromar, Nancy, Fallowfield, Howard
A veterinary perspective on the recently published guidelines for animal-assisted interventions in health-care facilities
Contributor(s):: Lefebvre, S. L., Peregrine, A. S., Golab, G. C., Gumley, N. R., Waltner-Toews, D., Weese, J. S.
Antimicrobial selective pressure in pet-owning healthcare workers
Contributor(s):: Lloyd, David H. , Loeffler , Anette , Nuttall , Tim , Weese, J. Scott
Comment on zoonoses in the bedroom
Contributor(s):: Montgomery, S. P., Xiao, L., Cama, V.
Cryptosporidium spp. in pet birds: genetic diversity and potential public health significance
Contributor(s):: Qi, M., Wang, R., Ning, C., Li, X., Zhang, L., Jian, F., Sun, Y., Xiao, L.