State Zoonotic Disease Program Structure in the United States: Implications for Local Public Health
Contributor(s):: Dustin W. Ratliff
Objective: The purpose of this research was to assess to current status of zoonotic disease biosurveillance in the United States.Methods: A questionnaire was administered to 53 state zoonotic disease program representatives in the United States and Puerto Rico. The questionnaire assessed the...
One Health: Veterinary Involvement and Zoonoses in Humans
Contributor(s):: Jasmine Cheeks
Introduction: As veterinarians are often first to identify zoonotic disease events in animals, their involvement in One Health should be facilitated and strengthened by support from zoonotic disease surveillance systems and health regulations specific to zoonotic disease surveillance.Objectives:...
Dec 06 2016
International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) 2016 Annual Conference
Zoonosis control. Bronchisepica Bordetella infection. Epidemiological study of a case in the Basic Health Zone of Motril
Contributor(s):: R. Estevez Jeronimo, Jose del Pino Martinez, Jose Antonio Fernandez Fernandez, M. Ocete Espinola, I.M. Casado, J. Peinado
Although Bordetella bronchiseptica is said to be found as the cause of respiratory tract disease in many animals, domestic and wild, it has rarely been implicated as a cause of infection in humans. This study includes a case with a patient at a clinic at the Motril Este Health Center....
Prevalence of parasites, especially those with zoonotic potential, in wild dogs/dingoes in suburban fringe areas of Townsville (Queensland, Australia), Spring 2003, 28 p.
Contributor(s):: Bethany Brown
Necropsies were performed on 27 wild dogs professionally culled in the Townsville district of Australia between August and September 2002. The purpose of this study was to define the prevalence of parasitic infections present in the local wild dog population, with special focus on those of...
The Epidemiology and Impact of Dog-Associated Zoonoses in Developed and Developing Countries
Contributor(s):: Glenda Bingham
Dogs are an important part of human societies throughout the world. Although people derive many economic and health benefits from their relationships with dogs, these relationships are not without risk. Interaction with dogs can lead to an increased risk for zoonotic diseases, if the appropriate...
The Public Health Risks of Three Potentially Zoonotic Viruses in Pigs and Pork in Canada
Contributor(s):: Barbara Wilhelm
The research described in this thesis aims to describe the potential public health risks posed by three emerging and potentially zoonotic viruses (hepatitis E virus (HEV), Norovirus (NoV), and rotavirus (RV) in pigs and pork in Canada. This was investigated via a scoping review, surveys of...
On the role of pets in GermanyZur Rolle von Kleintieren in Deutschland
Contributor(s):: Schwarz, S.
This article discusses the number and presence of pets in the German household, especially dogs and cats; essentiality and importance of pets to the well-being of German owners; ability of pets to decrease the risk of heart disease; and function of dogs in rescue, animal assisted therapy and...
Warm-Blooded Animal Bites
Contributor(s):: R.a. Dieter Jr., Robert S. Dieter, R.a. Dieter Iii, D.L. Dieter
Background: Domestic animals are the major cause of warm-blooded animal bites around the world. The dog, the cat and human bites are the most common animal bites creating major medical and health care concerns requiring medical treatment. Transmitted zoonotic diseases...
Knowledge and attitude towards zoonoses among animal health workers and livestock keepers in Arusha and Tanga, Tanzania
Contributor(s):: Emanuel S. Swai, Luuk Schoonman, Chris Daborn
Zoonoses are infections naturally transmitted between vertebrate animals and humans. An exploratory questionnaire-based survey of animal health workers(n=36) and livestock keepers(n=43)was carried out from April 2001 to March 2002 in Tanga and Arusha regions, northern Tanzania, to assess local...
Animal health surveillance for early detection of emerging infectious disease risks
Contributor(s):: Kate Elizabeth Sawford
The global public health community is facing the challenge of emerging infectious diseases. Historically, the majority of events have originated in the animal population. This research investigates animal health surveillance for early detection of emerging infectious disease risks. A mobile...
Advising the British Columbia Ministry of Environment on the risk of zoonotic disease transfer as it relates to the Controlled Alien Species regulations
Contributor(s):: Jane Vermeulen
The purpose of this report is to address the regulatory status of the BC Wildlife Act as it pertains to animal species artificially introduced into British Columbia&nb...
Animal health care seeking behavior of pets or livestock owners and knowledge and awareness on zoonoses in a university community
Contributor(s):: Awosanya, E. J., Akande, H. O.
Animals in healthcare facilities: recommendations to minimize potential risks
Contributor(s):: Murthy, R., Bearman, G., Brown, S., Bryant, K., Chinn, R., Hewlett, A., George, B. G., Goldstein, E. J., Holzmann-Pazgal, G., Rupp, M. E., Wiemken, T., Weese, J. S., Weber, D. J.
Human Diseases from Wildlife: A Review
Contributor(s):: Caudell, Joe N.
Survey of Canada goose feces for presence of Giardia
Contributor(s):: Ayers, Christopher R., DePerno, Christopher S., Moorman, Christopher E., Stibbs, Henry H., Faust, Angela M.
Forecasting the spread of raccoon rabies using a purpose-specific group decision-making process
Contributor(s):: Anderson, Aaron, Shwiff, Stephanie A., Chipman, Richard B., Atwood, Todd, Cozzens, Tyler, Fillo, Frank, Hale, Robert, Hatch, Brody, Maki, Joanne, Rhodes, Olin E., Rees, Erin E., Rupprecht, Charles E., Tinline, Rowland, VerCauteren, Kurt C., Slate, Dennis
Potential role of wildlife in pathogenic contamination of fresh produce
Contributor(s):: Langholz, Jeff A., Jay-Russell, Michele T.
Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses: Partnerships & Collaborations
Contributor(s):: J. Sargeant, A. Whiteman, M. Pham
The Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ) mandate is to provide focus and leadership for research, education, and knowledge dissemination in public health at the human-animal-environment interface. This poster focuses on the collaborations of OVC members with external...
What Could Your Dog Be Carrying? - Zoonotic Enteric Bacteria in Pet Dogs in Ontario: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Antimicrobial Resistance
Contributor(s):: Erin Kathleen Leonard
In this study we investigated the prevalence of selected zoonotic pathogens (Salmonella and Campylobacter) and antimicrobial resistant bacteria (Salmonella spp. and generic Escherichia coli) in client-owned dogs in Southwestern Ontario. The pet-related risk factors for shedding Salmonella spp.,...