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  Zoonosis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zoonosis (pronounced as zoo-on-no-sis) is any infectious disease that may be transmitted from animals, both wild and domestic, to humans.
The plural of zoonosis is zoonoses, from which an alternative singular zoonose is derived by back-formation.
The plague was a zoonosis, as are salmonella, tetanus, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and Lyme disease.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zoonosis   (781 words)

  
 Zoonosis
Zoonosis y enfermedades transmisibles comunes al hombre y a los animales, 3a edición.
The influenza virus is an interesting example of these: it continually recombines genes between strains found in humans, ducks, and pigs, producing new strains with changed characteristics, and occasionally, as in 1918, killing millions worldwide.
Diseases like malaria, schistosomiasis, river blindness, and elephantiasis are not zoonotic, even though they are borne by insects or other animal vectors, because they depend on the human host for part of their life-cycle.
www.news-server.org /z/zo/zoonosis.html   (550 words)

  
 Directorio de Calidad de vida | Asturpar
Presenta información sobre otras zoonosis como rabia, brucelosis y tuberculosis.
Zoonosis e impacto ecológico de situaciones coyunturales, proyectando....
Asesoría y asistencia técnica en prevención de zoonosis que tengan como....
www.asturpar.org /visualiza.php?cat=1&idioma=es&niv=3&cod_clave=2498&result=92&ini=60   (604 words)

  
 Zoonosis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Zoonosis is any infectious disease that can be transmitted from animals both wild and domestic to humans.
In modern days zoonoses are of practical because they tend to appear suddenly and particularly virulent - the West Nile virus in the United States in 1999 in the New York area and moved through the country in summer of 2002 causing much distress.
The major factor contributing to the appearance new zoonotic pathogens in human populations is contact between humans or domestic animals and (Daszak et al.
www.freeglossary.com /Zoonose   (716 words)

  
 More 'Evidence' That AIDS Is A Man-Made Disease
If AIDS were a simple zoonosis with potential to become a health threat in humans as reported [31], it would have appeared earlier in Africa and would have emerged in the West during the era of slave trade when millions of Africans were brought to North and South America [33].
The definition of a zoonosis is 'a disease of animals that may be transmitted to man under natural conditions (e.g.
Interestingly, in the Dictionary of Virology it is emphasized that the term zoonosis is frequently misused: 'a zoonosis is a disease or an infection naturally transmitted between vertebrate animals and humans.
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 Zoonosis
Monkeypox is classified as a "zoonosis," which means that it is a disease of animals that can be transmitted to humans under natural conditions.
ZOONOSIS is the link between animal health and human health.
Zoonosis in people can be serious and even lead to death.
health.cancer-help.org /news/Zoonosis.html   (812 words)

  
 Pagina Principal
Las zoonosis son enfermedades que se transmiten, natural o accidentalmente, entre los animales y los humanos y viceversa.
Numerosas zoonosis son transmitidas desde los animales domésticos a los seres humanos por vías indirectas, como por ejemplo a través de insectos u otros animales -denominados reservorios-.
La profilaxis de ciertas zoonosis -como la rabia y algunas parasitosis- debe desarrollarse por medio de actividades centralizadas y descentralizadas -de carácter gratuito-, para intentar obtener la mayor cobertura posible, especialmente en aquellas comunidades que por determinados inconvenientes no pueden acceder a este beneficio.
www.pasteur.secyt.gov.ar   (361 words)

  
 Noticias sobre Zoonosis, etioweb.com
La brucelosis es una zoonosis (enfermedad propia de los animales) que puede contagiar al humano y de acuerdo a las estadísticas, la población más afectada...
Afirmó que la zoonosis ha cobrado la vida de numerosas personas a lo largo de los últimos cuatro años, en diferentes países.
Mauricio Sepúlveda, director de Zoonosis del Instituto de Salud de Norte de Santander, también le pidió a los hospitales locales enviar a tiempo la...
www.etioweb.com /salud/Zoonosis.shtml   (1565 words)

  
 Zoonosis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Zoonosis is a broad description of any disease which is transmitted primarily from animals to humans, such as rabies.
Most people are unaware of the most common zoonosis diseases.
Fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, birds, and water-borne illnesses are the most common carriers of these zoonosis diseases.
www.tele-works.com /htbin/webware/default.asp?agency=stamford_city&perform=TXT&HR=13-113&pcat=Health%2Band%2BHuman%2BServices&mnum=1478   (162 words)

  
 Zoonosis diseases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
William Fortney, Kansas State University veterinarian, says there are several zoonosis diseases humans should be aware of.
A zoonosis disease is one that is transmitted between animals and humans.
Most people are unaware of the most common zoonosis diseases, which include contagious internal parasites such as hookworms, roundworms, two forms of tapeworm and possibly giardia.
www.bestintexas.com /pets/listzoonotic.html   (332 words)

  
 Welcome to Norwegian Zoonosis Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
A zoonosis is an infectious disease that is transmissible between animals and humans.
The Norwegian Zoonosis Centre is a separate unit, organized in the National Veterinary Institute, in collaboration with the National Institute of Public Health.
Amongst others, the Norwegian Zoonosis Centre is responsible on behalf on the Ministry of Agriculture for producing the annual Norwegian report on zoonoses and zoonotic agents according to the EU Zoonosis Directive.
www.vetinst.no /arkiv/Zoonosesenteret/Zoonosis-centre.htm   (198 words)

  
 Salud a tu alcance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Las Zoonosis son enfermedades que se transmiten, de forma natural, de los animales vertebrados al hombre y viceversa.
El término Zoonosis se relaciona con la raíces griegas zoos, animal y gnosis, enfermedad.
El concepto de Zoonosis es definido por la OMS en 1956, como aplicable a cualquier enfermedad que de manera natural es transmisible de los animales vertebrados al hombre, siendo modificado en 1959 por el comité de expertos de la OMS, para denominar así a las enfermedades que se transmiten entre los animales y el hombre.
www.minsa.gob.pe /ocom/zoonosis.htm   (305 words)

  
 Zoonosis diseases that can be transmitted from pets veterinary medicine advice info from pet veterinarian
Zoonosis diseases that can be transmitted from pets veterinary medicine advice info from pet veterinarian
Zoonosis is a medical term for diseases that can be transmitted directly from our pets to us.
We as veterinarians and as pet owners have become very complacent about the diseases that can be shared between us and our pets, mainly because of the advent of all kinds of good deworming medications that have come out over the years.
www.drlarrypetvet.com /health_zoonosis.html   (393 words)

  
 patógenos emergentes de importancia para la salud pública
Por otra parte, las zoonosis emergentes de importancia para la salud pública también encierran un aleccionador mensaje sobre los estragos socioeconómicos y comerciales que las enfermedades de este tipo pueden causar.
Las zoonosis emergentes son un importante recordatorio de las funciones y responsabilidades que nos incumben como profesionales de la sanidad animal y de nuestra obligación de velar por la mejora de la salud y el bienestar públicos.
En este número de la Revista se describen y explican una serie de importantes zoonosis emergentes, así como los factores que han provocado su aparición y que obligan a los servicios veterinarios nacionales y a la propia OIE a mostrarse más tenaces y resolutivos que nunca ante esta nueva y grave problemática actual.
www.oie.int /esp/publicat/RT/E_RT23_2.htm   (593 words)

  
 UPMRC - The Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees
UPMRC's work with zoonosis has included: educating health workers about zoonoses, developing protocols for treatment and counseling, publishing educational materials, and encouraging the government in developing a mass animal vaccination and monitoring program.
Brucellosis is the primary disease target of our Zoonosis program.
UPMRC's involvement in the Zoonosis program has been a natural outgrowth of our focus on health care in the rural areas.
www.upmrc.org /content/activities/activities_c8.html   (265 words)

  
 ::: DIGESA - Dirección General de Salud Ambiental....   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Paula Josefa Ramírez García, está encargada de coordinar planes y programas de protección de alimentos y bebidas, y control de la zoonosis, así como normar acciones de salud relacionadas con el control higiénico y sanitario de los alimentos y bebidas de consumo humano.
Establecer las normas y coordinación de la vigilancia sanitaria de los alimentos, zoonosis, y la supervisión de las actividades de prevención y control de los agentes patógenos en la protección de la salud de los consumidores y la salud pública.
Lograr la coordinación, asesoría y supervisión de los planes y programas de higiene alimentaria y prevención de la zoonosis a nivel local, regional y nacional.
www.digesa.sld.pe /webmaster/pw_dehaz/inicio.asp   (322 words)

  
 SVA - Zoonoses in Sweden up to and including 1999 (in English)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In Sweden, a Zoonosis Council (zoonosråd) has been established to promote co- operation and to ensure that all relevant aspects are considered when handling zoonotic issues.
The members of the Zoonosis Council are representa- tives of the National Board of Health and Welfare, the Swedish Board of Agriculture, the Swedish In- stitute for Infectious Disease Control, the National Food Administration, the National Veterinary Institute, and the Swedish Association of Local Authorities.
The aim of this report (published in PDF format) is to summarise the Swedish zoonosis situation in humans, animals, food and feed reflecting both veterinary and medical aspects.
www.sva.se /static/207.html   (489 words)

  
 Hygiene & Pests
Zoonosis is defined as those infections which are naturally transmitted between vertebrate animals and man (W.H.O. Committee on Zoonosis, 1969).
Every zoonosis is a potential threat to human health; zoonosis is an occupational hazard for sanctuary staff who have close contact with the animals.Zoonosis is defined as infectious diseases, and are caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa or by parasites.
They may infect the body through the respiratory tract, mucous membranes, the mouth or the skin.Zoonosis can be transmitted from animals to man by several methods.
www.bigcatrescue.org /clean_cats.htm   (2285 words)

  
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También se amplía a otras zoonosis víricas (Calicivirus, rabia etc), bacterianas (botulismo, yersiniosis, vibriosis etc), parasitarias (toxoplasmosis, criptosporidiosis), en función de la situación epidemiológica.
La vigilancia tendría que llevarse a cabo en las fases de la cadena alimentaria más apropiada según la zoonosis o el agente zoonótico en cuestión, es decir, a nivel de la producción primaria, y/o en las demás fases de la cadena alimentaria, incluidos los alimentos y los piensos.
Tendría que proporcionar, como mínimo, información sobre Salmonella spp, Campylobacter jejuni y Campylobacter coli procedentes de ganado vacuno, ganado porcino y aves de corral, así como los alimentos de origen animal derivados de estas especies.
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 noworms.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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Zoonosis is the transmission of disease from animals to humans.
Humans can be accidentally infected with ascarids (large roundworms), hookworms, and tapeworms, which are common parasites of dogs and cats.
www.noworms.com /zoonosis.cfm   (310 words)

  
 Zoonosis
La Dirección Nacional Control de Zoonosis del Ministerio de Salud, viene realizando actividades de control de la brucelosis orientadas a la prevención de la enfermedad en el hombre, mediante la vacunación de las cabras con la vacuna Rev1.
Se considera que esta zoonosis parasitaria, fue introducida en el Perú durante la Colonia a través de la importación de ganado de Argentina.
La cooperación técnica de la OPS, en el componente de Zoonosis se realiza a través del fortalecimiento de la Vigilancia epidemiológica, la capacitación a profesionales de la salud, y la educación sanitaria a la comunidad.
www.per.ops-oms.org /areas_07_1.html   (778 words)

  
 Dogs With Jobs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The term used for diseases transmittable from animals to humans is zoonosis.
One of the primary roles of veterinarians in the control of zoonosis diseases is an active role in public health medicine.
Good preventive health care for your pet consists of regular evaluations, fecal evaluations for worms and other gastrointestinal parasites, prevention of heartworm disease, vaccination against Bordetella and rabies, all essential steps in maintaining a low risk of infection for your pet.
www.dogswithjobs.com /about_dogs/health/zoon.html   (272 words)

  
 Leptospirosis: A Zoonosis of Consideration
Leptospirosis—given many nicknames, including "marsh fever" and "mud fever"—is not a zoonosis one expects to contend with during one of the worst droughts in state history.
Exposure to three family dogs and a private water well, as well as the frogging pond, were explored as potential sources of infection for leptospirosis.
These recent events should serve to raise our level of awareness about this widespread zoonosis.
www.health.state.ok.us /program/hpromo/medj/leptob.html   (932 words)

  
 NEGLECT OF A ZOONOSIS
Her finding opened up a vast natural laboratory in which the epidemiology and transmission of leprosy could be studied on an unprecedented scale.
These were the first indications that GSRI was going to be blamed for starting the zoonosis.
The USPHS Hospital at Carville neglected a major zoonosis hazardous to human health for 11 years despite long proximity to the largest known reservoir of leprosy bacilli in the world.
www.uow.edu.au /arts/sts/bmartin/dissent/documents/Burchfield/alc05.html   (2978 words)

  
 Laboratory- and other Occupationally-acquired Infections
A source bibliography of books and official publications, issued since 1980 and related to occupational diseases of microbial aetiology is appended.
Zoonosis: cattle, sheep, wild animals, inhalation of or contact with spores from hairs, hides, wool and cultures.
Rat bite fever and Haverhill fever’ Zoonosis: rodents.
www.boku.ac.at /iam/efb/lai.htm   (10670 words)

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