Handbook of Zoonoses

Identification and Prevention

By

  • Joann Colville, DVM, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA
  • David Berryhill, PhD, Director of Special Programs, College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources; Associate Professor, Department of Animal and Range Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA

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.
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Book information

  • Published: May 2007
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-04478-3


Table of 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