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Flashcards in Zoonoses Deck (4):

Which "products" may be infected with zoonoses?

  • biological products
  • transplants
  • tissue cultures
  • cell lines
  • animals


Which diseases induces streptobacillus moniliformis?

  • direct contact: rat-bite fever
  • indirect contact: haverhill fever


How can you prevent zoonoses in lab animals?


  • microbiologically defined animals
  • biological products from safe sources
  • barriered facilities
  • good hygiene and working routines
  • adequate personal protection measures
  • measures in case of accidents


What are common symptoms of zoonoses in man?

  • local inflammation at site of injury
  • influenza-like symptoms: fever, myalgia, malaise, headache, lymphadenopathy
  • conjunctivitis, photophobia
  • vomiting, diahrrea
  • rash, rigors, arthritis