Abnormal Development - Zoonotic Infection
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A zoonotic infection (zoonosis) is an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans. This can be through contact with animals (pets, farm animals, wildlife) or their products (milk, meat, waste).
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Jung-Hoon Kwon, Dong-Hun Lee, David E Swayne, Jin-Yong Noh, Seong-Su Yuk, Tseren-Ochir Erdene-Ochir, Woo-Tack Hong, Jei-Hyun Jeong, Sol Jeong, Gyeong-Bin Gwon, Seok Lee, Chang-Seon Song Reassortant Clade 184.108.40.206 Avian Influenza A(H5N6) Virus in a Wild Mandarin Duck, South Korea, 2016. Emerging Infect. Dis.: 2017, 23(5); PubMed 28240976
Andrew Bosworth, Stuart D Dowall, Isabel Garcia-Dorival, Natasha Y Rickett, Christine B Bruce, David A Matthews, Yongxiang Fang, Waleed Aljabr, John Kenny, Charlotte Nelson, Thomas R Laws, E Diane Williamson, James P Stewart, Miles W Carroll, Roger Hewson, Julian A Hiscox A comparison of host gene expression signatures associated with infection in vitro by the Makona and Ecran (Mayinga) variants of Ebola virus. Sci Rep: 2017, 7;43144 PubMed 28240256
E Papadopoulos, A Komnenou, A Thomas, E Ioannidou, V Colella, D Otranto Spreading of Thelazia callipaeda in Greece. Transbound Emerg Dis: 2017; PubMed 28239956
Pavlína Kellerová, Jan Tachezy Zoonotic Trichomonas tenax and a new trichomonad species, Trichomonas brixi n. sp., from the oral cavities of dogs and cats. Int. J. Parasitol.: 2017; PubMed 28238869
May K Wang, Sun-Young Lim, Soo Mi Lee, James M Cunningham Biochemical Basis for Increased Activity of Ebola Glycoprotein in the 2013-16 Epidemic. Cell Host Microbe: 2017; PubMed 28238624
Robert J Greenstein, Liya Su, Sheldon T Brown On the effect of thalidomide on Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in culture. Int. J. Infect. Dis.: 2009, 13(5);e254-63 PubMed 19303801
Seung-Hyeok Seok, Min-Won Baek, Hui-Young Lee, Dong-Jae Kim, Yi-Rang Na, Kyoung-Jin Noh, Sung-Hoon Park, Hyun-Kyoung Lee, Byoung-Hee Lee, Doug-Young Ryu, Jae-Hak Park Quantitative GFP fluorescence as an indicator of arsenite developmental toxicity in mosaic heat shock protein 70 transgenic zebrafish. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol.: 2007, 225(2);154-61 PubMed 17905400
Seung-Hyeok Seok, Min-Won Baek, Hui-Young Lee, Dong-Jae Kim, Yi-Rang Na, Kyoung-Jin Noh, Sung-Hoon Park, Hyun-Kyoung Lee, Byoung-Hee Lee, Doug-Young Ryu, Jae-Hak Park Arsenite-induced apoptosis is prevented by antioxidants in zebrafish liver cell line. Toxicol In Vitro: 2007, 21(5);870-7 PubMed 17416483
Potential Zoonotic Infections
West Nile Virus
West Nile virus (WNV) activity reported to ArboNET, by state, United States, 2012 (as of September 11, 2012)
- Since 1999, more than 30,000 people in the United States have been reported as getting sick with West Nile virus. Infected mosquitoes spread West Nile virus (WNV) that can cause serious, life altering disease.
- As of September 11, 2012, 48 states have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds, or mosquitoes. A total of 2,636 cases of West Nile virus disease in people, including 118 deaths, have been reported to CDC. Of these, 1,405 (53%) were classified as neuroinvasive disease (such as meningitis or encephalitis) and 1,231 (47%) were classified as non-neuroinvasive disease.
- Neuroinvasive disease cases - refers to severe cases of disease that affect a person’s nervous system, including encephalitis (inflammation of the brain), meningitis (inflammation of the membrane around the brain) and the spinal cord and acute flaccid paralysis (inflammation of the spinal cord) that can cause a sudden onset of weakness in the limbs and/or breathing muscles.
- Nonneuroinvasive disease cases - refers to typically less severe cases showing no evidence of neuroinvasion, primarily West Nile fever that is a notifiable disease.
Hepatozoon is a protozoa with over 300 species acting as obligate intraerythrocytic parasites that infect birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals, in all continents with tropical and subtropical climates. The dog Hepatozoon canis was first described in the early 1900s.
- Links: Dog Abnormalities
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD)West Nile information page viewed 11 September, 2012.
- J Suzuki, R Murata, S Kobayashi, K Sadamasu, A Kai, T Takeuchi Risk of human infection with Giardia duodenalis from cats in Japan and genotyping of the isolates to assess the route of infection in cats. Parasitology: 2011, 138(4);493-500 PubMed 21040620
- Brent Dixon, Lorna Parrington, Angela Cook, Katarina Pintar, Frank Pollari, David Kelton, Jeffrey Farber The potential for zoonotic transmission of Giardia duodenalis and Cryptosporidium spp. from beef and dairy cattle in Ontario, Canada. Vet. Parasitol.: 2011, 175(1-2);20-6 PubMed 20971563
- Lucia Helena O'Dwyer Brazilian canine hepatozoonosis. Rev Bras Parasitol Vet: 2010, 20(3);181-93 PubMed 21961746 | Rev Bras Parasitol Vet.
- The Emergence of Zoonotic Diseases: Understanding the Impact on Animal and Human Health: Workshop Summary. Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Emerging Infections; Burroughs T, Knobler S, Lederberg J, editors. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2002.
- Bioinformatics in Tropical Disease Research: A Practical and Case-Study Approach Gruber, Arthur; Durham, Alan M.; Huynh, Chuong; del Portillo, Hernando A., editors Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US), NCBI; 2008
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