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Handbook of Zoonoses

Identification and Prevention

This essential, authoritative handbook provides clear, accurate coverage of zoonoses — diseases that can spread from animals to humans. The consistent format helps you quickly locate key information, such as how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, how it is treated, and necessary safety precautions. It also discusses the importance of educating animal owners about the public health implications of zoonoses and how to prevent them from spreading.

Paperback, 272 Pages

Published: May 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04478-3

Contents

  • PART ONE: Principles of Zoonoses

    Introduction

    Zoonotic Diseases

    Hosts

    Modes of Transmission

    Direct Transmission

    Indirect Transmission

    Preventing Zoonotic Diseases

    Morbidity and Mortality

    PART TWO: Zoonotic Diseases

    Anthrax

    Babesiosis

    Botulism

    Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Mad Cow Disease)

    Brucellosis

    Campylobacteriosis (Vibriosis)

    Cat Scratch Disease

    Colibacillosis

    Dermatophytosis

    Eastern Equine Encephalitis

    Ehrlichiosis

    Giardiasis (Giardia)

    Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome

    Hookworms

    Influenza

    La Crosse Encephalitis

    Leptospirosis

    Listeriosis

    Lyme Disease

    Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis

    Tuberculosis (Mycobacterium Infections)

    Pasteurellosis

    Plague

    Psittacosis

    Q Fever

    Rabies

    Rat-Bite Fever

    Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    Roundworms

    St. Louis Encephalitis

    Salmonellosis

    Scabies

    Staphylococcus

    Tapeworms (Cestodes)

    Toxoplasmosis

    Trichinosis

    Tularemia

    Vibriosis

    West Nile Infection

    Western Equine Encephalitis

    Yersiniosis

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