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Infectious Diseases Transmissible from Animals to Humans

Publication Date:
September 03, 2003
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474 pages

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    Written by veterinarians, medical microbiologists, and physicians with broad experience in the field of infectious diseases. • Covers all aspects of epidemiology, diagnosis, and differential diagnosis, as well as therapy and prophylaxis of zoonotic diseases. • Examines the most advanced diagnostic techniques, including PCR and ELISA, for the detection of sporadic infections even with rare organisms. • Serves a valuable reference for professionals in medicine, veterinary medicine, public health, and diagnostic laboratories and is especially helpful for those who are not experts in the field.

    This title is published by the American Society for Microbiology Press and distributed by Taylor and Francis in rest of world territories.

  • Contents

    Table of Contents 1. Viral Zoonoses Introduction Cycles of Arbovirus Infections Zoonoses Caused by Alphaviruses Zoonoses Caused by Flaviviruses Zoonoses Caused by Bunyaviruses Zoonoses Caused by Reoviruses (Coltiviridae and Orbivirdae) Zoonoses Caused by Arenaviruses Zoonoses Caused by Filoviruses Zoonoses Caused by Rhabdoviruses Zoonoses Caused by Paramyxoviruses Zoonoses Caused by Orthomyxoviruses Zoonoses Caused by Picornaviruses Zoonoses Caused by Herpesviruses Zoonoses Caused by Poxviruses Zoones Associated with Prions 2. Bacterial Zoonoses Introduction Anthrax Bartonelloses, Including Cat Scratch Disease Borrelioses Brucelloses Campylobacteriosis due to Campylobacter jejuni, C. coli, C. lari, and C. upsaliensis Capnocytophaga Infections Chlamydial Infections Ehrlichioses Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli Infections Erysipeloid Glanders (Malleus, or Farcy) Leptospiroses Listeriosis Melioidosis Mycobacterial Infections Pasteurelloses Plague Rat Bite Fever Rickettsioses Salmonelloses Staphylococcal Infections Streptococcal Infections Tularemia Vibrioses Yersinioses Caused by Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Bacteria That Have Rarely Been Incriminated as Agents of Zoonoses 3. Fungal Zoonoses Introduction Dermatophytoses Caused by Microsporum Species Dermatophytoses Caused by Trichophyton Species Sporotrichosis 4. Parasitic Zoonoses Introduction Zoonoses Caused by Protozoa Zoonoses Caused by Trematodes Zoonoses Caused by Cestodes Zoonoses Caused by Nematodes Zoonoses Caused by Acanthocephala Zoonoses Caused by Arthropods Pentastomidosis Appendix A: Animal Bite Infections Appendix B: Infections and Intoxications Transmissible by Foodstuffs of Animal Origin Appendix C: Iatrogenic Transmission of Zoonotic Agents Appendix D: Zoonotic Diseases Notifiable at the National Level, United States, 2002 Appendix E: Zoonoses Involving Various Types of Animals