zoonotic disease


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Noun1.zoonotic disease - an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
actinomycosis - disease of cattle that can be transmitted to humans; results from infection with actinomycetes; characterized by hard swellings that exude pus through long sinuses
splenic fever - a highly infectious animal disease (especially cattle and sheep); it can be transmitted to people
Bang's disease, contagious abortion, brucellosis - an infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings
glanders - a destructive and contagious bacterial disease of horses that can be transmitted to humans
Lyme arthritis, Lyme disease - an acute inflammatory disease characterized by a rash with joint swelling and fever; caused by bacteria carried by the bite of a deer tick
lyssa, rabies, madness, hydrophobia - an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain
leptospirosis, swamp fever - an infectious disease cause by leptospira and transmitted to humans from domestic animals; characterized by jaundice and fever
deer fly fever, rabbit fever, tularaemia, tularemia, yatobyo - a highly infectious disease of rodents (especially rabbits and squirrels) and sometimes transmitted to humans by ticks or flies or by handling infected animals
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Canine leishmaniosis (CanL) is a major zoonotic disease in more than 70 countries and has recently emerged in the United States, mostly in foxhounds.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV), as the name indicates, LCMV is a viral zoonotic disease. LCMV belongs to Arenaviridae family of viruses.
Rabies is a zoonotic disease that spreads to people through close contact with infected saliva via bites or scratches.
Executive DirectorBrig Dr Aamer Ikram said that recently Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination along with NIH notified rabies as a priority zoonotic disease'.
The response to this outbreak demonstrates the utility of multisectoral collaboration for the investigation and control of zoonotic disease outbreaks.
HIV was a zoonotic disease transmitted to humans in the early part of the 20th century, though it has now evolved to a separate human-only disease.
In addition, CDC and USDA experts discussed strategies to control rabies and brucellosis, which the Pakistani government prioritized as part of the One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization and One Health Systems Mapping and Analysis Toolkit (OH-SMART) workshop held in August 2017.
Anisakiasis is a parasitic and zoonotic disease brought about by a congenital fish causing the Anisakis spp nematode (worm) that attacks the gastrointestinal system such as the stomach and intestines of humans and can cause gastrointestinal problems or symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting.
An infectious, plaguelike, zoonotic disease caused by the bacillus Francisella tularensis.
In exotic animal practice, whether you work exclusively with pet exotics, wildlife, or zoo animals, you need to be aware of and concerned about potential zoonotic disease for yourself, your associates, and your clients.
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is a zoonotic disease carried by many domestic and wild animals e.g.
"Studies have shown that India has one of the highest density of livestock population and this in the backdrop of poorly guarded animal-human interface makes the country highly vulnerable to zoonotic disease outbursts," says Manish Kakkar, Senior Public Health Specialist at the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI).