Genomes and Genes
Summary: Diseases of non-human animals that may be transmitted to HUMANS or may be transmitted from humans to non-human animals.
Publications363 found, 100 shown here
- Global trends in emerging infectious diseasesKate E Jones
Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regents Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
Nature 451:990-3. 2008..EID events are dominated by zoonoses (60.3% of EIDs): the majority of these (71...
- Epidemic dynamics at the human-animal interfaceJames O Lloyd-Smith
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Science 326:1362-7. 2009..The multihost ecology of zoonoses leads to complex dynamics, and analytical tools, such as mathematical modeling, are vital to the development of ..
- Biological, epidemiological, and clinical aspects of echinococcosis, a zoonosis of increasing concernJohannes Eckert
Institute of Parasitology, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Clin Microbiol Rev 17:107-35. 2004..Recent data have shown that this control option may be used in restricted areas, for example in cities, with the aim of reducing the infection risk for humans...
- Host range and emerging and reemerging pathogensMark E J Woolhouse
Centre for Infectious Diseases, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Emerg Infect Dis 11:1842-7. 2005..Emerging and reemerging zoonoses are associated with a wide range of drivers, but changes in land use and agriculture and demographic and societal ..
- Emerging infectious diseases of wildlife--threats to biodiversity and human healthP Daszak
Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Science 287:443-9. 2000....
- Hepatitis E virus antibodies in blood donors, FranceJean Michel Mansuy
Hopital Purpan, Toulouse, France
Emerg Infect Dis 17:2309-12. 2011..5% of voluntary blood donors in southwestern France. This finding suggests HEV is highly endemic to this region. The high HEV prevalence may reflect local dietary practices, such as eating uncooked pork and game products...
- Fascioliasis and other plant-borne trematode zoonosesS Mas-Coma
Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicente Andrés Estellés s n, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
Int J Parasitol 35:1255-78. 2005..The fasciolids and the gastrodiscid cause important zoonoses distributed throughout many countries, while W. watsoni and F...
- Canine and feline parasitic zoonoses in ChinaJia Chen
State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, Gansu Province 730046, PR of China
Parasit Vectors 5:152. 2012Canine and feline parasitic zoonoses have not been given high priority in China, although the role of companion animals as reservoirs for zoonotic parasitic diseases has been recognized worldwide...
- Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among veterinarians: an international studyM W H Wulf
Department of Medical Microbiology, Nijmegen University Centre for Infectious Diseases, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Clin Microbiol Infect 14:29-34. 2008....
- Public health threat of new, reemerging, and neglected zoonoses in the industrialized worldSally J Cutler
University of East London, London, UK
Emerg Infect Dis 16:1-7. 2010Microbiologic infections acquired from animals, known as zoonoses, pose a risk to public health. An estimated 60% of emerging human pathogens are zoonotic. Of these pathogens, >71% have wildlife origins...
- Risk factors for human disease emergenceL H Taylor
Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian, EH25 9RG, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 356:983-9. 2001..No association between transmission route and emergence was found. This study represents the first quantitative analysis identifying risk factors for human disease emergence...
- Fish-borne parasitic zoonoses: status and issuesJong Yil Chai
Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, and Institute of Endemic Diseases, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul 110 799, South Korea
Int J Parasitol 35:1233-54. 2005The fish-borne parasitic zoonoses have been limited for the most part to populations living in low- and middle-income countries, but the geographical limits and populations at risk are expanding because of growing international markets, ..
- The leishmaniases as emerging and reemerging zoonosesR W Ashford
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, L3 5QA, Liverpool, UK
Int J Parasitol 30:1269-81. 2000..The model is, however, limited by gaps in our knowledge, usually quantitative, sometimes qualitative, of the structure of reservoir systems...
- Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in pigs and pig farmersT Khanna
Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
Vet Microbiol 128:298-303. 2008..This study demonstrates that MRSA is common in pigs in Ontario, Canada, and provides further support to concerns about transmission of MRSA between pigs and humans...
- Streptococcus suis infections in humans: the Chinese experience and the situation in North AmericaMarcelo Gottschalk
Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie Porcine CRIP, Faculte de Medecine Veterinaire, Universite de Montreal, 3200 rue Sicotte, St Hyacinthe, Quebec, J2S 2M2, Canada
Anim Health Res Rev 8:29-45. 2007..Here, we review the epidemiological, clinical and immunopathological features of S. suis infection in humans...
- Transmission of H7N7 avian influenza A virus to human beings during a large outbreak in commercial poultry farms in the NetherlandsMarion Koopmans
Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, Netherlands
Lancet 363:587-93. 2004..Although the risk of transmission of these viruses to humans was initially thought to be low, an outbreak investigation was launched to assess the extent of transmission of influenza A virus subtype H7N7 from chickens to humans...
- Nasal colonization of humans with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) CC398 with and without exposure to pigsChristiane Cuny
Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branc, Wernigerode, Germany
PLoS ONE 4:e6800. 2009..The study presented here addresses the question of further transmission to non exposed humans...
- Role of pet dogs and cats in the transmission of helminthic zoonoses in Europe, with a focus on echinococcosis and toxocarosisPeter Deplazes
Institute of Parasitology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Vet Parasitol 182:41-53. 2011..A close collaboration between veterinary and public health professionals in a 'One Health' concept is required...
- Recurrent zoonotic transmission of Nipah virus into humans, Bangladesh, 2001-2007Stephen P Luby
International Centre for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Emerg Infect Dis 15:1229-35. 2009..Interventions to prevent virus transmission from bats to humans and from person to person are needed...
- The evolution of HIV-1 and the origin of AIDSPaul M Sharp
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Kings Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:2487-94. 2010..Tracing the genetic changes that occurred as monkey viruses adapted to infect first chimpanzees and then humans may provide insights into the causes of the pathogenicity of these viruses...
- Decrease of the incidence of human and canine visceral leishmaniasis after dog vaccination with Leishmune in Brazilian endemic areasClarisa B Palatnik-de-Sousa
Department of General Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology Prof Paulo de Góes, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Vaccine 27:3505-12. 2009....
- AIDS as a zoonosis: scientific and public health implicationsB H Hahn
Department of Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Science 287:607-14. 2000..The implications of human infection by a diverse set of SIVs and of exposure to a plethora of additional human immunodeficiency virus-related viruses are discussed...
- Prevalence and molecular characteristics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among pigs on German farms and import of livestock-related MRSA into hospitalsR Kock
Institute of Hygiene, University Hospital Munster, Robert Koch Str 41, 48149, Munster, Germany
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:1375-82. 2009..Our results indicate that livestock represents a relevant reservoir for the import of MRSA into regional German hospitals...
- From the discovery of the Malta fever's agent to the discovery of a marine mammal reservoir, brucellosis has continuously been a re-emerging zoonosisJacques Godfroid
Département de Bactériologie et d Immunologie, Centre d Etude et de Recherches Vétérinaires et Agrochimiques, 99 Groeselenberg, 1180 Uccle, Belgium
Vet Res 36:313-26. 2005..e. B. cetaceae and B. pinnipediae, represents a new zoonotic threat but the pathogenicity for humans of the different Brucella species found in cetaceans and pinnipeds still has to be clearly established...
- Identification of zoonotic genotypes of Giardia duodenalisHein Sprong
Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, National Institute for Public Health and Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e558. 2009..duodenalis is evident, evidence on the contribution and frequency is (still) lacking. This newly developed molecular database has the potential to tackle intricate epidemiological questions concerning protozoan diseases...
- A large focus of naturally acquired Plasmodium knowlesi infections in human beingsBalbir Singh
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Lancet 363:1017-24. 2004..We aimed to investigate whether such infections could be attributable to a variant form of P malariae or a newly emergent Plasmodium species...
- Zoonotic poxvirusesSandra Essbauer
Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstr 11, 80539 Munchen, Germany
Vet Microbiol 140:229-36. 2010..By outlining the current knowledge of poxvirus transmission, we hope to raise the awareness about modes of acquisition of infections and their proper diagnosis...
- The socioeconomic burden of parasitic zoonoses: global trendsPaul R Torgerson
Division of Epidemiology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Vet Parasitol 182:79-95. 2011..Humans become infected through food, water, soil and close contact with animals. Most parasitic zoonoses are neglected diseases despite causing a considerable global burden of ill health in humans and having a ..
- Triosephosphate isomerase gene characterization and potential zoonotic transmission of Giardia duodenalisIrshad M Sulaiman
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 9:1444-52. 2003..These data confirm that G. duodenalis from certain animals can potentially infect humans and should be useful in the detection, differentiation, and taxonomy of Giardia spp...
- Bats as a continuing source of emerging infections in humansSamson Wong
Department of Microbiology, Research Centre of Infection and Immunology, The University of Hong Kong, 4 F University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Rev Med Virol 17:67-91. 2007..A systematic survey of bats is warranted to better understand the ecology of these viruses...
- Hepatitis E virus: animal reservoirs and zoonotic riskX J Meng
Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg VA, USA
Vet Microbiol 140:256-65. 2010..Accumulating evidence indicated that hepatitis E is a zoonotic disease, and swine and perhaps other animal species are reservoirs for HEV. A vaccine against HEV is not yet available...
- Emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus of animal origin in humansInge van Loo
Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Emerg Infect Dis 13:1834-9. 2007..This study shows that MRSA from an animal reservoir has recently entered the human population and is now responsible for >20% of all MRSA in the Netherlands...
- Food-borne parasitic zoonoses in China: perspective for controlPeng Zhou
Department of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, South China Agricultural University, 483 Wushan Street, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510642, Guangdong Province, The People s Republic of China
Trends Parasitol 24:190-6. 2008Food-borne parasitic zoonoses (FBPZs) cause death and serious diseases in humans and animals worldwide, and are of both public health significance and socioeconomic importance...
- Malaria zoonosesJ Kevin Baird
Eijkman Oxford Clinical Research Unit, Jalan Diponegoro No 69, Jakarta 10430, Indonesia
Travel Med Infect Dis 7:269-77. 2009..The biology and medicine of this zoonosis is reviewed here, along with an examination of the spectrum of Plasmodium species that may cause infection of humans...
- Cases of swine influenza in humans: a review of the literatureKendall P Myers
Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Clin Infect Dis 44:1084-8. 2007..Because prior studies have shown that persons who work with swine are at increased risk of zoonotic influenza virus infection, it is prudent to include them in pandemic planning efforts...
- Zoonoses in the bedroomBruno B Chomel
Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 17:167-72. 2011..The estimated percentage of pet owners who allow dogs and cats on their beds is 14%-62%. However, public health risks, including increased emergence of zoonoses, may be associated with such practices.
- Positive and negative effects of widespread badger culling on tuberculosis in cattleChristl A Donnelly
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
Nature 439:843-6. 2006..These findings are biologically consistent with previous studies but will present challenges for policy development...
- Hepatitis E: an emerging infection in developed countriesHarry R Dalton
Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Truro, UK
Lancet Infect Dis 8:698-709. 2008..The source and route of infection remain uncertain, but it might be a porcine zoonosis. Patients with unexplained hepatitis should be tested for hepatitis E, whatever their age or travel history...
- Molecular characterisation of species and genotypes of Cryptosporidium and Giardia and assessment of zoonotic transmissionLihua Xiao
Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Int J Parasitol 38:1239-55. 2008..As molecular data accumulate, our understanding of the role of zoonotic transmission in epidemiology and clinical manifestations is becoming clearer...
- Zoonoses and marginalised infectious diseases of poverty: where do we stand?David Molyneux
Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
Parasit Vectors 4:106. 2011..one often overlooked is the specific difficulty in tackling diseases that involve both people and animals - the zoonoses. A Disease Reference Group on Zoonoses and Marginalised Infectious Diseases (DRG6) was convened by the Special ..
- Novel adenoviruses in wild primates: a high level of genetic diversity and evidence of zoonotic transmissionsDiana Wevers
Division of Viral Infections, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
J Virol 85:10774-84. 2011..Most notably, six chimpanzee AdVs of species HAdV-A to HAdV-F revealed a remarkably close relationship to human AdVs, possibly indicating recent interspecies transmission events...
- From barnyard to food table: the omnipresence of hepatitis E virus and risk for zoonotic infection and food safetyXiang Jin Meng
Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0913, USA
Virus Res 161:23-30. 2011..Therefore, the animal strains of HEV pose not only a zoonotic risk but also food and environmental safety concerns...
- Phylogenetic analysis of global hepatitis E virus sequences: genetic diversity, subtypes and zoonosisLing Lu
Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
Rev Med Virol 16:5-36. 2006..Accordingly, a total of 24 subtypes (1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f, 3g, 3h, 3i, 3j, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f and 4g) were given...
- Novel hepatitis E virus genotype in Norway rats, GermanyReimar Johne
Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany
Emerg Infect Dis 16:1452-5. 2010..To determine whether rodents are a reservoir, we analyzed the complete nucleotide sequence of a hepatitis E-like virus from 2 Norway rats in Germany. The sequence suggests a separate genotype for this hepatotropic virus...
- Vector-borne parasitic zoonoses: emerging scenarios and new perspectivesDouglas D Colwell
Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre, AB, Canada
Vet Parasitol 182:14-21. 2011..We include the discussion of the changing aspects of malaria, leishmaniasis, babesiosis, Chagas disease as well as of some spirurid and filarioid nematodes...
- Human health benefits from livestock vaccination for brucellosis: case studyFelix Roth
Swiss Centre for International Health, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basle, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 81:867-76. 2003..To estimate the economic benefit, cost-effectiveness, and distribution of benefit of improving human health in Mongolia through the control of brucellosis by mass vaccination of livestock...
- Fruit bats as reservoirs of Ebola virusEric M Leroy
Centre International de Recherches Medicales de Franceville, BP 769 Franceville, Gabon
Nature 438:575-6. 2005..We find evidence of asymptomatic infection by Ebola virus in three species of fruit bat, indicating that these animals may be acting as a reservoir for this deadly virus...
- Effects of environmental change on emerging parasitic diseasesJ A Patz
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore MD 21205 2179, USA
Int J Parasitol 30:1395-405. 2000..The combined effects of environmentally detrimental changes in local land use and alterations in global climate disrupt the natural ecosystem and can increase the risk of transmission of parasitic diseases to the human population...
- Epidemiologic and zoonotic aspects of ascarid infections in dogs and catsAlice C Y Lee
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Campus Road, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Trends Parasitol 26:155-61. 2010..Establishment of national surveillance programs to determine the incidence and specific etiological agent in human larva migrans patients would aid in the development of targeted intervention strategies...
- Q fever (coxiellosis): epidemiology and pathogenesisZerai Woldehiwet
Department of Veterinary Pathology, University of Liverpool, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Leahurst, Neston, Wirral CH64 7TE, UK
Res Vet Sci 77:93-100. 2004..This paper provides a brief overview of the epidemiology and pathogenesis of Q fever (coxiellosis)...
- Epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and control of trichinellosisBruno Gottstein
Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Parasitology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Clin Microbiol Rev 22:127-45, Table of Contents. 2009..The evidence that the disease can be monitored and to some extent controlled with a rigorous reporting and testing system in place should be motivation to expand appropriate programs worldwide...
- Zoonotic hepatitis E: animal reservoirs and emerging risksNicole Pavio
Ecole Nationale Veterinaire d Alfort, 94704 Maisons Alfort, France
Vet Res 41:46. 2010..However, not all sources of human infections have been identified thus far and in many cases, the origin of HEV infection in humans remains unknown...
- Leptospirosis: a zoonotic disease of global importanceAjay R Bharti
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
Lancet Infect Dis 3:757-71. 2003..Mainstays of treatment are still tetracyclines and beta-lactam/cephalosporins. No vaccine is available. Prevention is largely dependent on sanitation measures that may be difficult to implement, especially in developing countries...
- Wildlife trade and global disease emergenceWilliam B Karesh
Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York 10460, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 11:1000-2. 2005..Since wildlife marketing functions as a system of scale-free networks with major hubs, these points provide control opportunities to maximize the effects of regulatory efforts...
- Cowpox virus infection: an emerging health threatRengina M Vorou
Hellenic Center for Diseases Control and Prevention, Athens, Greece
Curr Opin Infect Dis 21:153-6. 2008..The purpose of this paper is to review cowpox with an emphasis on its epidemiology and management...
- Livestock associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LaMRSA) isolated from lesions of pigs at necropsy in northwest Germany between 2004 and 2007D Meemken
Field Station for Epidemiology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Bakum, Germany
Zoonoses Public Health 57:e143-8. 2010..We assume that MRSA in pigs may have occurred earlier than 2004 and might be not really 'emerging', but rather have been overlooked until recently. The potentially causative role of the MRSA in the lesions warrants further investigation...
- Molecular detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in the European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) and its ticksJasmin Skuballa
Department of Ecology and Parasitology, Zoological Institute, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 10:1055-7. 2010..Thus, this species may play a role in human contact with zoonotic diseases. Here we report the presence of the pathogen Anaplasma phagocytophilum in hedgehogs and their ticks in Germany...
- Simian foamy virus infection in humans: prevalence and managementArifa S Khan
Laboratory of Retrovirus Research, Division of Viral Products, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, US Food and Drug Administration, 8800 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 7:569-80. 2009..These steps will help prevent the emergence of a novel pathogen and reduce the risk of transmission of another potential pathogenic human retrovirus...
- Zoonotic vaccinia virus: clinical and immunological characteristics in a naturally infected patientGiliane S Trindade
Departamento de Microbiologia, Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Clin Infect Dis 48:e37-40. 2009..The patient had inflamed lesions and systemic symptoms. Laboratory findings were indicative of down-modulated immune responses to the virus...
- The role of dogs in transmission of gastrointestinal parasites in a remote tea-growing community in northeastern IndiaRebecca J Traub
World Health Organization Collaborating Center for the Molecular Epidemiology of Parasitic Infections, Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:539-45. 2002The prevalence and risk factors associated with canine gastrointestinal parasitic zoonoses and the role of dogs in the mechanical transmission of human Ascaris infection was examined in three tea estates in Assam, India...
- Delineating Anaplasma phagocytophilum ecotypes in coexisting, discrete enzootic cyclesKevin J Bown
University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Emerg Infect Dis 15:1948-54. 2009..phagocytophilum are restricted to coexisting but separate enzootic cycles and suggest that this restriction may result from specific vector compatibility...
- [Pet ownership and health status of pets from immunocompromised children, with emphasis in zoonotic diseases]Katia Abarca V
Departamento de Pediatria, Hospital Clinico, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
Rev Chilena Infectol 28:205-10. 2011..To characterize pet ownership and pet health status in families of immunocompromised (IS) children, with emphasis in zoonotic diseases...
- Zoonotic viruses associated with illegally imported wildlife productsKristine M Smith
Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e29505. 2012....
- Novel multiplexed HIV/simian immunodeficiency virus antibody detection assaySteve Ahuka-Mundeke
University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Emerg Infect Dis 17:2277-86. 2011..Additional studies are needed to determine whether other SIVs crossed the species barrier. With the newly developed assay, large-scale screening against many antigens is now easier and faster...
- Frequent and recent human acquisition of simian foamy viruses through apes' bites in central AfricaEdouard Betsem
Unit of Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Oncogenic Viruses, Department of Virology, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
PLoS Pathog 7:e1002306. 2011..The virus was found to persist over several years, with low SFV loads in infected persons. Secondary transmission remains an open question...
- Leptospirosis in the Asia Pacific regionAnn Florence B Victoriano
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of the Philippines, College of Public Health, Manila, Philippines
BMC Infect Dis 9:147. 2009..It describes the current trends in the epidemiology of leptospirosis, the existing surveillance systems, and presents the existing prevention and control programs in the Asia Pacific region...
- Vulpes vulpes: a possible wild reservoir for zoonotic filariaeMarta Magi
Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Profilassi ed Igiene degli Alimenti, Université di Pisa, Italy
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 8:249-52. 2008....
- Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases: influenza as a prototype of the host-pathogen balancing actAnthony S Fauci
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Cell 124:665-70. 2006..The importance of understanding host-pathogen interactions is underscored by the emergence of virulent H5N1 avian influenza viruses and their transmission to humans, and the potential pandemic threat they pose...
- Hookworms of dogs and cats as agents of cutaneous larva migransDwight D Bowman
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Campus Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Trends Parasitol 26:162-7. 2010..This review describes the discovery of the disease, the biology of the agents, and how that biology may impact disease...
- Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying the novel mecC gene in Denmark corroborates a zoonotic reservoir with transmission to humansA Petersen
Department of Microbiological Surveillance and Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
Clin Microbiol Infect 19:E16-22. 2013..These observations indicate that mecC-carrying MRSA can be exchanged between humans and ruminants...
- Zoonotic aspects of infections with noroviruses and sapovirusesBarbara Regina Bank-Wolf
Institut fur Virologie, Fachbereich Veterinarmedizin, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen, Frankfurter Str 107, 35392 Giessen, Germany
Vet Microbiol 140:204-12. 2010..Accordingly the possible role of noro- and sapoviruses as zoonotic agents needs to be further investigated...
- Are we paying too much attention to cardio-pulmonary nematodes and neglecting old-fashioned worms like Trichuris vulpis?Donato Traversa
Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, University of Teramo, Teramo, Italy
Parasit Vectors 4:32. 2011..This article reviews current knowledge of T. vulpis, together with a discussion of critical points in epidemiology, zoonotic hazard, diagnosis and treatment of canine trichurosis...
- Leptospira and leptospirosisBen Adler
Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Structural and Functional Microbial Genomics, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
Vet Microbiol 140:287-96. 2010..However, the recent development of defined mutagenesis systems for Leptospira heralds the potential for gaining a much improved understanding of pathogenesis in leptospirosis...
- Hepatitis E virus in rats, Los Angeles, California, USARobert H Purcell
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 17:2216-22. 2011..The sequence of the Los Angeles virus was virtually identical to that of isolates from Germany. Rat HEV was not transmissible to rhesus monkeys, suggesting that it is not a source of human infection...
- H5N1 influenza viruses: facts, not fearPeter Palese
Department of Microbiology and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:2211-3. 2012..In addition, there are calls in the media to destroy the viruses, curtail future research in this area, and protect the public from such "frightening" research efforts. Fear needs to be put to rest with solid science and not speculation...
- New aspects of human trichinellosis: the impact of new Trichinella speciesF Bruschi
Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Postgrad Med J 78:15-22. 2002..The aim of the present review is to integrate the experiences derived from different outbreaks around the world, caused by different Trichinella species, in order to provide a more comprehensive approach to diagnosis and treatment...
- The use of a geographic information system to identify a dairy goat farm as the most likely source of an urban Q-fever outbreakBarbara Schimmer
Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, A van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
BMC Infect Dis 10:69. 2010..A generic geographic information system (GIS) was used to develop a method for source detection in the still evolving major epidemic of Q-fever in the Netherlands...
- Preventing zoonotic influenza virus infectionAlejandro Ramirez
University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 12:996-1000. 2006..Multivariate modeling showed that workers who seldom used gloves (odds ratio [OR] 30.3) or who smoked (OR 18.7) most frequently had evidence of previous H1N1 swine virus. These findings may be valuable in planning for pandemic influenza...
- Knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) relating to avian influenza in urban and rural areas of ChinaNijuan Xiang
Office for Disease Control and Emergency Response, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
BMC Infect Dis 10:34. 2010..To determine the KAPs associated with AI among the Chinese general population, a cross-sectional survey was conducted in China...
- Parasitic zoonoses in Papua New GuineaI L Owen
National Veterinary Laboratory, National Agriculture and Quarantine Inspection Authority, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
J Helminthol 79:1-14. 2005..Improvement in water supplies, human hygiene and sanitation would reduce the prevalence of many of these parasites, and thorough cooking of meat would lessen the risk of infection by some others...
- World Rabies Day: focusing attention on a neglected diseaseD Briggs
College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, KS 66506, USA
Vet Rec 161:288-9. 2007..Articles on the following pages describe other veterinary contributions to this field...
- Relationship between dog culling and incidence of human visceral leishmaniasis in an endemic areaCaris Maroni Nunes
UNESP, Univ Estadual Paulista, Veterinary Medicine, Rua Clovis Pestana, 793, Jd D Amélia, Aracatuba, SP, CEP 16050 680, Brazil
Vet Parasitol 170:131-3. 2010..0211; r(2)=0.616) when it was analyzed for the period of two years after application of this measure. Other factors that may influence this relationship are considered...
- Zoonotic tuberculosis and brucellosis in Africa: neglected zoonoses or minor public-health issues? The outcomes of a multi-disciplinary workshopT Marcotty
Department of Animal Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
Ann Trop Med Parasitol 103:401-11. 2009..Improved intersectoral and international collaboration in surveillance, diagnosis and control, and in the education of medical and veterinary personnel, are advocated...
- Sushi delights and parasites: the risk of fishborne and foodborne parasitic zoonoses in AsiaYukifumi Nawa
Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan
Clin Infect Dis 41:1297-303. 2005..sashimi that are served in Japanese restaurants and sushi bars have been suspected of causing fishborne parasitic zoonoses, especially anisakiasis...
- Mycobacterium caprae in cattle and humans in CroatiaZ Cvetnic
Croatian Veterinary Institute Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:652-8. 2007..The children came from a family that ran a small-sized cattle dairy farm...
- Biological risks associated with consumption of reptile productsSimone Magnino
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell Emilia Romagna Bruno Ubertini, Sezione Diagnostica di Pavia, Strada Campeggi 61, Pavia 27100, Italy
Int J Food Microbiol 134:163-75. 2009..Application of GHP, GMP and HACCP procedures, respectively at farm and slaughterhouse level, is crucial for controlling the hazards...
- Beware of the pet dog: a case of Staphylococcus intermedius infectionRussell Kempker
Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Am J Med Sci 338:425-7. 2009..Our case illustrates the possibility of transmission of antibiotic-resistant bacteria causing infection from pets to humans...
- Assigning the source of human campylobacteriosis in New Zealand: a comparative genetic and epidemiological approachPetra Mullner
Molecular Epidemiology and Veterinary Public Health Laboratory, Hopkirk Research Institute, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Infect Genet Evol 9:1311-9. 2009..includes a better understanding of transmission routes and the impact of human activities on the emergence of zoonoses. Until recently New Zealand had extraordinarily high and increasing rates of notified human campylobacteriosis, ..
- Human case of Streptococcus suis serotype 16 infectionHo Dang Trung Nghia
Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, The Hospital for Tropical Diseases, 190 Ben Ham Tu, Quan 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Emerg Infect Dis 14:155-7. 2008..Streptococcus suis infection is an emerging zoonosis in Southeast Asia. We report a fatal case of S. suis serotype 16 infection in a Vietnamese man in 2001...
- Streptococcus suis meningitis, United StatesGregory T Lee
Emerg Infect Dis 14:183-5. 2008
- Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) contamination of retail porkJ Scott Weese
Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
Can Vet J 51:749-52. 2010..While the relevance of contamination of retail meat is currently unclear, further study is required to determine if food may be a source of infection...
- The Regional Network for Asian Schistosomiasis and Other Helminth Zoonoses (RNAS(+)) target diseases in face of climate changeGuo Jing Yang
Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Wuxi, Jiangsu, People s Republic of China
Adv Parasitol 73:101-35. 2010..change might impact on diseases targeted by the Regional Network for Asian Schistosomiasis and Other Helminth Zoonoses (RNAS(+))...
- Canine leishmaniosis in the United Kingdom: a zoonotic disease waiting for a vector?Susan E Shaw
Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford House, Langford, North Somerset BS40 5DU, UK
Vet Parasitol 163:281-5. 2009..These data confirm that a potentially significant reservoir of infected dogs is resident in areas where future climatic conditions may support introduction of competent vectors...
- Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2009Jesse D Blanton
Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Am Vet Med Assoc 237:646-57. 2010..The Indiana and Michigan cases were associated with bat rabies virus variants. The human rabies case in Virginia was associated with a canine rabies virus variant acquired during the patient's travel to India...
- Towards a conceptual framework to support one-health research for policy on emerging zoonosesRichard Coker
Communicable Diseases Policy Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Lancet Infect Dis 11:326-31. 2011..We propose such a new framework in support of a research and policy-generation strategy to help to address the challenges posed by emerging zoonoses.
- Fatal encephalitis due to novel paramyxovirus transmitted from horsesJ D O'Sullivan
Department of Neurology, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
Lancet 349:93-5. 1997..Fourteen horses and one human being died. A novel virus was isolated from those affected and named equine morbillivirus (EMV). We report a case of encephalitis caused by this virus...
- Marburg virus infection detected in a common African batJonathan S Towner
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Special Pathogens Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
PLoS ONE 2:e764. 2007..These data imply that more areas are at risk for MHF outbreaks than previously realized and correspond well with a recently published report in which three species of fruit bats were demonstrated to be likely reservoirs for Ebola virus...
- Determinants of the geographic distribution of Puumala virus and Lyme borreliosis infections in BelgiumCatherine Linard
Department of Geography, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium
Int J Health Geogr 6:15. 2007..Municipalities were taken as units of analysis...
- Community-acquired MRSA and pig-farmingXander W Huijsdens
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 5:26. 2006..Sporadic cases of CA-MRSA in persons without risk-factors for MRSA carriage are increasing...
- Hendra virus infection in a veterinarianJeffrey N Hanna
Queensland Health, Cairns, QLD, Australia
Med J Aust 185:562-4. 2006..Nevertheless, she remains well 2 years after her initial illness. Recently emerged zoonotic viruses, such as HeV, necessitate appropriate working procedures and personal protective equipment in veterinary practice...
- Gastric helicobacters in domestic animals and nonhuman primates and their significance for human healthFreddy Haesebrouck
Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, B 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
Clin Microbiol Rev 22:202-23, Table of Contents. 2009..The recent successes with in vitro isolation of non-H. pylori helicobacters from domestic animals open new perspectives for studying these microorganisms and their interactions with the host...
- PARASITIC ZOONOSIS (ECHINOCOCCOSIS) TRANSMISSION IN CHINPhilip Craig; Fiscal Year: 2003..with the fox tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis, though globally rare, is one of the most pathogenic helminthic zoonoses. AE has recently been shown however to be highly endemic in central western China amongst Han farming and Tibetan ..
- Biodiversity, Habitat Fragmentation, & Lyme Disease RiskRICHARD OSTFELD; Fiscal Year: 2006..body of ecological and epidemiological background information, and potential as a model of other vector-borne zoonoses. Our research over the past 9 years has generated a conceptual model that we call the dilution effect...
- Landscape Ecology and Mapping of Ehrlichial PathogensMICHAEL WIMBERLY; Fiscal Year: 2005The geographic ranges of many tick species have expanded over the past several decades, and several new tickborne zoonoses have emerged...
- Risk for Future Outbreaks of Henipaviruses in South AsiaJonathan Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2007..Veterinarians can provide important input into research on emerging zoonoses, but specific training programs for these are lacking...
- HOST COMPETENCE FACTORS AFFECT ARBOVIRUS TRANSMISSIONWilliam Reisen; Fiscal Year: 2003Mosquito-borne encephalitis viruses are endemic zoonoses that continue to pose a health risk to the residents of California and other affected areas of the United States...
- HEALTH BURDERN OF COINFECTING DEER ASSOCIATED ZOONOSESPeter Krause; Fiscal Year: 2001..The density of deer will be estimated in each site. This proposed effort will help define the health burden imposed on people residing in proximity to deer and will contribute to diagnosis and case-management of apparent Lyme disease. ..
- Evolution of the Bordetellae from Commensals to PathogensEric Harvill; Fiscal Year: 2009..this set of subspecies provides an extraordinary experiment of nature that will allow us to examine some of the most important questions regarding the evolution of infectious diseases and the emergence of human pathogens from zoonoses.
- Evolution of the Bordetellae from Commensals to PathogensEric T Harvill; Fiscal Year: 2010..this set of subspecies provides an extraordinary experiment of nature that will allow us to examine some of the most important questions regarding the evolution of infectious diseases and the emergence of human pathogens from zoonoses.
- Evolution of the Bordetellae from Commensals to PathogensEric Harvill; Fiscal Year: 2009..provides an extraordinary experiment of nature that will allow us to examine some of the most important questions regarding the evolution of infectious diseases and the emergence of human pathogens from zoonoses.
- Biodiversity, Habitat Fragmentation, & Lyme Disease RiskRICHARD OSTFELD; Fiscal Year: 2003..body of ecological and epidemiological background information, and potential as a model of other vector-borne zoonoses. Our research over the past 9 years has generated a conceptual model that we call the dilution effect...
- COMPARISON OF 3 HUMAN EHRLICHIOSIS GENOME SEQUENCESYasuko Rikihisa; Fiscal Year: 2002..Several Ehrlichia spp. are now known to cause emerging vector-borne zoonoses in the United States, including a new granulocytotropic ehrlichia, the human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE) ..
- Anti-apoptotic gene therapy: Islet allotransplantationNick Giannoukakis; Fiscal Year: 2002..The latter may not become a clinical reality anytime soon primarily because of concerns for zoonoses. Allografts are ethically acceptable, yet they face both alloimmune rejection as well as autoimmune destruction ..
- MINORITY PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMDENISE STEINLEIN; Fiscal Year: 2005Bartonella species are emerging zoonoses. This project examines the infection and coinfection prevalence of Bartonella species, Borrelia burgdorferi, and Anaplasma phagocytophilum, in field-captured rodents and ectoparasites in northern ..
- Synthetic Scaffolds for Bladder RegenerationSundararajan Madihally; Fiscal Year: 2007..induction of hyperacute rejection due to potential mismatch of xenografts and the possible transmission of zoonoses due to xenografts have obviated the need for alternative repair options...
- Risk of Viral Emergence from BatsPeter Daszak; Fiscal Year: 2010DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): Emerging zoonoses are a significant threat to global public health and our economies. The majority are caused by pathogens that emerge with increasing frequency from wildlife hosts (e.g...
- Risk of Viral Emergence from BatsPeter Daszak; Fiscal Year: 2009DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): Emerging zoonoses are a significant threat to global public health and our economies. The majority are caused by pathogens that emerge with increasing frequency from wildlife hosts (e.g...
- Enabling Technologies for hES Cell Self-RenewalKEVIN HEALY; Fiscal Year: 2009..These methods increase the risk of zoonoses acquired from the murine feeder cells and culture medium, and have significant disadvantages in reproducibility ..
- Enabling Technologies for hES Cell Self-RenewalKEVIN EDWARD HEALY; Fiscal Year: 2010..These methods increase the risk of zoonoses acquired from the murine feeder cells and culture medium, and have significant disadvantages in reproducibility ..
- Environmental Biostatistics Training GrantLance Waller; Fiscal Year: 2007..g., quantifying environmental impacts on vector-borne diseases and zoonoses such as rabies and Lyme disease, including investigations of the phylo-geography or spatial patterns of ..
- NK Cell Receptor Evolution During Mammalian RadiationPeter Parham; Fiscal Year: 2007..face infection armed with different NK cell receptors should stimulate development of new strategies and innovative therapies against human infections, particularly zoonoses emerging from other mammalian species.
- NK Cell Receptor Evolution During Mammalian RadiationPeter Parham; Fiscal Year: 2006..face infection armed with different NK cell receptors should stimulate development of new strategies and innovative therapies against human infections, particularly zoonoses emerging from other mammalian species.
- Animal Model Research for Veterinarians (AMRV)Xiang Jin Meng; Fiscal Year: 2007..At the end of the training program, trainees are expected to launch an independent biomedical research career. ..