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  1. 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...

  2. 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:...

  3. Dec 06 2016

    International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) 2016 Annual Conference

    Theme: New Frontiers in Surveillance: Data Science and Health SecuritySince 2001, individuals interested in sharing and learning emerging trends in surveillance research and practice have found the...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/484

  4. 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....

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Human Diseases from Wildlife: A Review

    Contributor(s):: Caudell, Joe N.

  16. 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.

  17. 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

  18. Potential role of wildlife in pathogenic contamination of fresh produce

    Contributor(s):: Langholz, Jeff A., Jay-Russell, Michele T.

  19. 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...

  20. 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.,...