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Photo of the publication cover. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Zoonotic Diseases - General November 22, 2011

Fact sheet about Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus.



Photo of the publication cover. Plague Information for Veterinarians Zoonotic Diseases - General June 2, 2011

Plague is caused by Yersinia pestis, a gram-negative bacterium that is endemic to most of the western United States. Epizootics of plague occur in wild rodents (rock squirrels, prairie dogs, ground squirrels, chipmunks, wood rats, and others) and most people acquire plague by the bite of an infectious rodent flea.



Photo of the publication cover. Chlamydiosis in Birds Zoonotic Diseases - General June 2, 2011

Chlamydiosis, formerly called ornithosis, and most commonly known to physicians as psittacosis, or (lay terminology) parrot fever, is an infrequent disease of many bird species and is caused by the organism Chlamydophila psittaci. Owners should be fully informed of the implications for their pet birds and the potential for transmission to humans.



Photo of the publication cover. Psittacosis Information Zoonotic Diseases - General June 2, 2011

Psittacosis, also known as parrot fever and ornithosis, is a bacterial infection of humans that can cause severe pneumonia and other serious health problems. It is caused by Chlamydophila psittaci, formerly known as Chlamydia psittaci.



Photo of the publication cover. Human Rabies Prevention Zoonotic Diseases - General June 2, 2011

These recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices update the previous recommendations on human rabies prevention and reflect the status of rabies and anti-rabies biologics in the United States.