Zoonoses are infectious diseases, including parasitic infections, that can be transmitted from animals to humans. Zoonoses are a significant threat to human health, especially when humans and animals live close together and when humans are in contact with animal products. This Agrodok is written for people who live and work with animals or animal products, to make them aware of the significant risk of zoonoses to human health. It provides information about the prevention of these diseases in humans and in animals by explaining the causes, routes of transmission and how to protect against them. The focus is on developing countries and on rural and urban situations. One chapter gives information about a number of important zoonoses, with specific information on symptoms and prevention. The appendix contains a list of zoonoses grouped by host animal.
Sample PDF: Zoonoses
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