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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Pets: are you aware of the risks to human health? Infections transmissible from pets to humans

Those of you who have a cat, dog, bird or any other animal in your household will likely consider that pet to be member

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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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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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Antimicrobial resistance and virulence traits in Enterococcus strains isolated from dogs and cats

We investigated presence and prevalence of antibiotic-resistances and other biological characters in enterococci isolated from faeces of healthy dogs and cats because these microorganisms

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