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zo·on·o·sis

 (zō-ŏn′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. zo·on·o·ses (-sēz′)
A disease of animals, such as rabies or psittacosis, that can be transmitted to humans.

[New Latin : zoo- + -nosis, alteration (influenced by -osis) of Greek nosos, disease.]

zo′o·not′ic (-ə-nŏt′ĭk) adj.

zoonotic

(ˌzəʊəˈnəʊtɪk)
adj
(Pathology) pathol of or relating to zoonosis
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.zoonotic - of or relating to or constituting zoonosis; "the Ebola virus is believed to be zoonotic"
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ceylanicum, a zoonotic hookworm of canids and felids, is emerging as the second most common human hookworm in Southeast Asia (1-4).
The objectives of the workshop were to educate the participants about Zoonotic and infectious diseases that can be transmitted from wild, zoo and pet animals to humans or from humans to wild, zoo or pet animals.
Major factors fueling market growth are growing prevalence of animal diseases, increasing incidences of zoonotic diseases, rising investments by government bodies and associations, and launches of innovative products by companies.
It was not certain whether the infections were due to a single zoonotic event with subsequent human-to-human transmission or whether there were multiple geographic sites of infection representing multiple zoonotic events from an unknown source, he said.
Objective: Our major goal is development of simple to use point of care tests for zoonotic pathogens and viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF), and their validation for use in clinical research setting.
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.
Improvement of veterinary services' activities on zoonotic diseases.
SOUNDBITE (English) Dr Pierre Formenty, World Health Organization (WHO) Focal Point and Coordinator for Ebola and other Viral Zoonotic Diseases:
While this means that treatment options for serious infections with these zoonotic bacteria are available in most cases, the fact that antimicrobial resistance was commonly detected is cause for concern," said the European Food Safety Authority and the Sweden-based European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.
Strong regulations can do a lot to mitigate zoonotic risk," says first author Marco Liverani, a social scientist at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
One Health as a general concept is best described by the need to integrate environmental health, veterinary, and medical disciplines to accomplish the meaningful prevention of zoonotic disease (specifically epidemic and pandemic events), through a coordinated stream of disease surveillance intelligence exchange systems (Eddy, Sase, & Schuster, 2010).