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Flashcards in Zoonotic Diseases Deck (17)
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Anaplasma

Anaplasmosis; Ixodes ticks (live on deer & mice)

2

Bartonella

Cat scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis; from a cat scratch

3

Borrelia burgdoferi

Lyme disease; Ixodes ticks (live on deer & mice)

4

Borrelia recurrentis

Relapsing fever; from a louse (recurrent due to variable surface antigens)

5

Brucella

Brucellosis/undulant fever; unpasteurized dairy

6

Campylobacter

Bloody diarrhea; puppies, livestock (fecal-oral, ingestion of undercooked meat)

7

Chlamydophila psittaci

Psittacosis; parrots, other birds

8

Coxiella burnetii

Q fever; aerosols of cattle/sheep amniotic fluid

9

Erlichia chaffeensis

Ehrlichiosis; lone star ticks

10

Francisella tularensis

Tularemia; ticks, rabbits, deer fly

11

Leptospira

Leptospirosis; animal urine

12

Mycobacterium leprae

Leprosy; humans w/ lepromatous leprosy, armadillo (rare)

13

Pasteurella multocida

Cellulitis, osteomyelitis; animal bite, cats, dogs

14

Rickettsia prowazekii

Epidemic typhus; louse

15

Rickettsia rickettsii

Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Dermacentor ticks

16

Rickettsia typhi

Endemic typhus; fleas

17

Yersinia pestis

Plague; fleas (rats & prairie dogs are reservoirs)