zoonotic disease


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n zoonotic disease an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans
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In news:

Researchers survey global incidence of 56 zoonotic diseases to identify the hardest hit countries.
Emerging Zoonotic Disease Events, 1940-2012 This maps locates zoonotic events over the past 72 years, with recent events in blue.
During this time, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service would like to remind parents and caregivers to be aware of zoonotic diseases, and how to protect against possible infection.
Vector -Borne and Zoonotic Diseases is an authoritative, peer-reviewed journal providing basic and applied research on diseases transmitted to humans by invertebrate vectors or non-human vertebrates.

In science:

Most emerging infectious disease pathogens in humans cross from their natural zoonotic reservoir to human populations where early mutated, reassorted or recombined forms begin to spread from person-toperson [Antia et al. (2003)].
A resampling-based test to detect person-to-person transmission of infectious disease
Aside from their intrinsic interest as a community of pathogens, Bartonel la, Anaplasma, Babesia and cowpox virus infections may also be zoonotic: capable of being transmitted from animals to humans and causing disease.
A coupled hidden Markov model for disease interactions