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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References listed on the rest of the content page and the associated discussion page (listed under the publication year sub-headings) do include some editorial selection based upon both relevance and availability.
Alberto Vergara, Marianna Marangi, Tiziana Caradonna, Luca Pennisi, Domenico Paludi, Roberto Papini, Adriana Ianieri, Annunziata Giangaspero, Giovanni Normanno Toxoplasma gondii Lineages Circulating in Slaughtered Industrial Pigs and Potential Risk for Consumers. J. Food Prot.: 2018;1373-1378 PubMed 30019961
Aristarchos Seimenis, Giorgio Battelli Main challenges in the control of zoonoses and related foodborne diseases in the South Mediterranean and Middle East region. Vet. Ital.: 2018, 54(2);97-106 PubMed 30019326
Alison B Rapoport, Leah S Fischer, Scott Santibanez, Susan E Beekmann, Philip M Polgreen, Christopher F Rowley Infectious Diseases Physicians' Perspectives Regarding Injection Drug Use and Related Infections, United States, 2017. Open Forum Infect Dis: 2018, 5(7);ofy132 PubMed 30018999
Sandra C Buttigieg, Sara Savic, Daniel Cauchi, Elaine Lautier, Massimo Canali, Maurizio Aragrande Brucellosis Control in Malta and Serbia: A One Health Evaluation. Front Vet Sci: 2018, 5;147 PubMed 30018972
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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- UK Health Protection Report Zoonoses
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