Zoonoses or zoonotic diseases are those which can be transmitted directly from animals to humans, infection that can be acquired indirectly from the environment by humans from animals, and diseases which have an animal reservoir, but require an arthropod (insect, mite, or tick) to transmit the disease to humans. Zoonoses or zoonotic diseases are all the diseases collectively as described above. A single disease, such as rabies, is called a zoonosis or zoonotic disease.
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About.com: Zoonotic Diseases
Disease information on several zoonoses.
AVMA Public Health Information
Publications and links from the American Veterinary Medical Association on "Mad Cow Disease", psittacosis, rabies, and other zoonoses.
CDC - Healthy Pets, Healthy People
Directory of zoonotic disease related factsheets, articles, prevention tools, resources, and news reports.
CDC Parasitic Pathways - Animals
Factsheets and articles on parasitic zoonoses.
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: Zoonosis Diseases
Factsheets on hantavirus, west Nile virus, plague, rabies, tularemia and tick-borne diseases.
Paper on new zoonoses from the CDC.
The European Committee - Food Safety - Zoonoses
Includes directives, white papers, reports, and articles.
Food Safety Authority of Ireland: Zoonoses
Features information, publications and factsheets.
Health Protection Agency: Zoonoses
UK information and response center for surveillance and control of infectious diseases transmissible between animal hosts and humans. Includes factsheets, reports and articles.
Hokkaido University Research Center for Zoonosis Control
Scientific and educational activities related to the control of zoonotic diseases.
Larva Migrans and Echinococcus Hydatidosis
Features treatments, causes, and prevention.
Mediterranean Zoonoses Control Programme
Includes activities, publications, factsheets, and meetings. In Greek and English.
Melissa Kaplan's Herps, Zoonoses and Related Human Health Concerns
Directory of articles and factsheets on pet related zoonoses focussing on salmonella in iguanas.
National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense
News and information about U.S. Department of Homeland Security research, informatics, and related efforts to address the threats presented by introduced zoonoses.
Natural Unseen Hazards
Blog by Jerry Genesio, author of "Unseen Hazards That Threaten Hunters, Campers, and Hikers: What you should know about pathogens commonly found in wildlife."
Salmonella and Other Zoonoses: The Basics
Discusses salmonellosis and other zoonoses carried by reptiles and other pets.
Society for Zoonotic Ecology and Epidemiology
Features publications, events, research, and publications.
State of Washington Zoonotic and Vector-borne Disease Program
Provides technical assistance and training to local health departments, veterinarians, and the public on the transmission, prevention, control, and epidemiology of diseases transmitted to humans from insects and animals.
Texas Department of Health Zoonosis Control Division
Includes factsheets, disease information, information for veterinarians, and the oral rabies vaccination program for wildlife.
Factsheets and publications concerning several zoonotic diseases.
WHO: Zoonotic Diseases: Animal and Food-related Health Risks
Features factsheets, meetings, reports, issues, and publications.
Zoonoses Acquired from Pet Primates
Discusses several monkey and ape borne zoonotic diseases.
Extensive article from the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.
Zoonoses of House Pets Other Than Dogs, Cats and Birds
Article by Bruno B. Chomel, DVM PhD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal.
Zoonotic Diseases in Wildlife Populations
Discusses several zoonoses carried by wild animals.
Zoonotic Diseases Tutorial
Zoonotic diseases are diseases caused by infectious agents that can be transmitted between (or are shared by) animals and humans. Features detailed information on many organisms.
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