zoonotic potential

zo·o·not·ic po·ten·tial

the potential for infections of subhuman animals to be transmissible to humans.

zo·o·not·ic po·ten·tial

(zō'ō-not'ik pŏ-ten'shăl)
The possibility for infections of subhuman animals to be transmitted to humans.
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In 1951, WHO listed 86 diseases that have zoonotic potential and among these 40 diseases are transferred by dogs, cats or both.
This study was designed to estimate the zoonotic potential of Cryptosporidium in three districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), i.
Included in the Phylum Nematoda, the family Anisakidae contains 24 genera and its representatives have great zoonotic potential (Martins, Onaka, & Fenerick, 2005; Fontenelle, Knoff, Felizardo, Lopes, & Sao Clemente, 2013).
Morocco urgently needed to be able to detect infectious animal diseases such as foot-and-mouth disease, bluetongue, African horse sickness and African swine fever, rapidly, including diseases with zoonotic potential such as brucellosis, tuberculosis, rabies and others.
of zoonotic potential (by the development and production of biologics) to cope with the zoonotic issues particularly food-borne zoonoses, they said.
Moreover, owing to the zoonotic potential of visceral leishmaniasis associated with the presence of asymptomaticity in dogs, the early detection of kidney disease enables the evolution of the disease to be monitored.
Cryptococcosis also have zoonotic potential since humans may acquire the disease either by direct contact with asymptomatic pet birds which may excrete the organisms in their faeces or with infected pet animals.
Of particular concern are "vector-borne" diseases with zoonotic potential diseases that can be transmitted from one animal to another, including from animals to humans, often by biting insects such as mosquitoes.
population distribution and zoonotic potential of gastrointestinal helminths of wild rats Rattus rattus and R.
The diseases mentioned here and in the sidebar have existed in cats for years and yet their actual zoonotic potential is small," Dr.
The diseases mentioned here and in the sidebar have existed in dogs for years, and yet their actual zoonotic potential is small," Dr.