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Zoonosis

Disease that people get from animals

2

Anthroponoses

Disease that people get from other people

3

Zoonoses are NOT

Poisoning/envenomation by animals
Bites, Kicks, and scratches from animals
Allergies against animals
Anthroponoses - even if animal derived food serves as vehicle

4

What the globally important zoonotic diseases?

Rabies
Leishmaniasis
Cysticercosis
Brucellosis
Leptospirosis
Echinococcosis

5

What are the two types of cost of zoonotic diseases?

Cost in human health
Economic Cost

6

What is the Economic cost associated with Zoonotic Disease?

Cost of prophylaxis and treatment
Cost of import/export restrictions
Lost Trade and tourism

7

How do people acquire zoonotic disease?

Pets
Farms
County/state fairs
Petting zoos
Pet stores
Nature parks
Wooded and brushy areas
Child care facilities

8

What are the social changes that affect zoonoses?

Changes in:
Small animal ownership
"status" of animals
exotic animal ownership
Food animal production
global trade and travel

9

What are the global trends that affect zoonoses?

Travel/Globalization
Exotic animal trade

10

What three things are included in Travel/Globalization that affect zoonoses?

Decreased transit time
Increased access to remote areas
Increased international trade in animals and animal products

11

How does Veterinary Medicine affect Zoonoses?

Surveillance
Prevention/Control
Occupational Safety

12

What are the three life cycles of zoonoses?

Single vertebrate host
Multiple vertebrate hosts
Combination of vertebrate and invertebrate hosts