Zoonosis

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 13, 2010
Madison, Wis. -- A 32-year veteran of high-risk research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine was suspended from working on any projects above Level 1 biosecurity clearance after his unauthorized experiments on an antibiotic-resistant strain of brucellosis were discovered.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 02, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Despite Disney's popular movie, kissing a frog won't turn you into one. But some frog owners have developed salmonellosis from contact with their amphibian friends.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2010
More and more, veterinarians are being asked to answer questions regarding potentially zoonotic diseases. When it comes to bartonellosis, the answers can be particularly tough to formulate because of the disease?s frequently vague or absent clinical signs and the difficulty in identifying and controlling the infection.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2010
Zoonotic disease has always been an area where veterinarians have been involved. Zoonotic infections can be viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic in origin.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2010
Since 1990, more than 22 Bartonella species have been described, of which at least half have been implicated or confirmed as animal or human pathogens.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2010
Testing for Lyme disease and anaplasmosis often involves detection of antibodies. Antibodies may be detected on a patient-side assay such as the 3Dx/4Dx SNAP tests or using IFA at a reference lab. The SNAP test uses C6 as the target antigen and thus the B. burgdorferi result is very specific.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2010
Leptospirosis may be one of the most under-diagnosed diseases in veterinary medicine. We expect to see the classic triad of clinical disease: acute renal failure, hepatic failure, and intravascular hemolysis (usually low-grade).
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 23, 2010
Help clients learn about the basics of zoonotic diseases and parasites with these five handouts on toxoplasmosis, hookworms, tapeworms, roundworms, and Lyme disease.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 18, 2010
An in-depth chart of common zoonoses just in time for the spring parasite explosion.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 08, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Fort Collins -- A dead mountain lion, later found to have died from the plague, brought to the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine in November has spurred talk of new policy changes for students at the college.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2010
Dr. Steven Opal answers your questions about the flu and kids, cats, and more
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2010
Of all known organisms, 61% are zoonotic, and of the emerging pathogens, the vast majority are zoonotic organisms.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2010
Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt provides insight into his bartonellosis research.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2010
Influenza is a zoonotic infection that holds especially high interest of late, although it has been a subject of great fascination for microbiologists for a long time.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2010
Dr. Cathy Lund discusses how building bridges between the two fields will help to strengthen primary care for both animals and humans.