Animal agents and vectors of human disease

by Ernest Carroll Faust

Publisher: Kimpton

Written in English
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Third ed. originally published, Lea & Febiger, 1968. Previous ed, Lea & Febiger, 1962; (B62-13942) 1962.

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4th ed. Description: viii, pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm. Animal agents and vectors of human disease by Faust, Ernest Carroll, Publication date Topics Medical parasitology, Animals as carriers of disease, Disease vectors -- Parasites Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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This compilation is organized into two major parts encompassing 13 chapters that cover agents of plant, animal, and human diseases. The first part of the book deals with the status and significant advances of plant viruses, and the mechanical and non-mechanical transmissions and nematode vectors of these viruses.

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Further, 80% of disease agents identified with bioterrorism potential are zoonotic. ONE HEALTH AND TRAVEL MEDICINE. International travelers may be at risk of zoonotic diseases through a variety of exposures not limited to wild or domestic animal contact or insect vectors.

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The vast majority of zoonotic pathogens are either minimally or not transmissible at all between humans, and so their prevalence in human populations depends almost entirely on individuals’ exposure to infected animals or disease vectors (e.g.

rabies or lime disease). Member Type Stakeholder Group Expertise (Co-Chair) C. Ben Beard, MS, PhD, Deputy Director, Div. Vector-Borne Diseases, CDC Federal. Public Health 40+ years of experience working in vector-borne disease prevention and control, including 27 years at CDC; has published over articles, books, and book chapters collectively on infectious diseases with an emphasis on.

Companion animal vector-borne diseases in One Health. The major vector-borne infectious diseases of dogs and cats that also infect man are summarized in Table Table1. single greatest significance is zoonotic visceral leishmaniosis caused by Leishmania infantum (L.

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A global outbreak is born.” Many coronaviruses have been. In epidemiology, a disease vector is any agent which carries and transmits an infectious pathogen into another living organism; most agents regarded as vectors are organisms, such as intermediate parasites or microbes, but it could be an inanimate medium of.

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These exciting new therapeutic agents have great potential for the treatment of disease, making gene therapy a fast-growing field for : $ A zoonosis (plural zoonoses, or zoonotic diseases) is an infectious disease caused by a pathogen (an infectious agent, such as a bacterium, virus, parasite or prion) that has jumped from an animal (usually a vertebrate) to a human.

Typically, the first infected human transmits the infectious agent to at least one other human, who, in turn, infects others. Risk analysis is a tool that can also be used to good advantage for animal disease emergency preparedness planning.

In this context, it is most readily applied to preparedness planning for exotic diseases (or exotic strains of endemic disease agents). Animal products may also include items intended for human consumption. Bushmeat, generally raw, smoked, or partially processed meat from wild animals, might harbor infectious or zoonotic agents that can cause human or animal disease.

As people have migrated around the world, bushmeat has become a growing commodity in the global wildlife trade. Tularemia and plague, in addition to causing an estimated natural human infections in the United States each year, are also listed as CDC Category A bioterrorism agents; 6 thus, exportation of animal vectors of these diseases may be viewed under the International Health Regulations () as a threat to international health and safety.

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Plague, murine typhus. Typhus fever, louse-borne relapsing fever. Tick-borne relapsing fever, tick-borne rickettsial fever, Lyme disease. Scrub typhus, scabies. Intestinal, skin and eye infections. Schistosomiasis, liver-fluke disease. Guinea-worm disease.

infectious diseases are still the #1 killer worldwide today, worldwide, infectious diseases kill ~ M/yr!~1/3rd of all global mortalities!most of these deaths occur in developing countries.

Microbiology & Disease: Infectious Diseases, Ziser, Lecture Notes, 6 90% of deaths from infections diseases are caused by only 5 diseases: Size: KB. Ticks and lice form another large group of invertebrate vectors. The bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, which causes Lyme Disease, is transmitted by ticks and members of the bacterial genus Rickettsia are transmitted by lice.

For example, the human body louse transmits the bacterium Rickettsia prowazekii which causes epidemic typhus. Pathogenic agents can spread animal-to-animal or animal-to-human by a variety of transmission modes.

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The antimicrobial agents designated as disinfectants are sometimes used alternatively as sterilizing agents, sanitizers or antiseptics.

For the most part, disinfectants used in animal health are relatively strong, usually toxic antimicrobial or biocidal chemicals, and are applied to contaminated surfaces.

Those used in food.