New zoonotic virus from squirrels?

“Zoonotic bornavirus from variegated squirrel tied to fatal CNS infections in German breeders.” Three squirrel breeders in Germany likely died of a novel virus

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Reptiles and Amphibians as a source of Salmonella

“Reptiles and amphibians are popular pets with many families. Turtles, frogs, iguanas, snakes, geckos, horned toads, salamanders, and chameleons are colorful, quiet, and often

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First dog-to-human transmission of plague identified in the US

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that a small outbreak of pneumonic plague in Colorado last year was

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Kennel Disinfectants for Microsporum canis and Trichophyton sp.

The antifungal efficacy of commonly used kennel disinfectants for large surfaces was tested using naturally infective material from untreated animals (M. canis and Trichophyton

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Emerging and Re-Emerging Zoonoses of Dogs and Cats

Dogs and cats have been sharing our environment for a long time and as pets they bring major psychological well-being to our modern urbanized

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in horses and horse personnel: An investigation of several outbreaks

“Our results show that nosocomial transmission occurs in equine clinics and suggests that personnel play a role in the transmission”. At the Veterinary Microbiological

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