A Framework to Reduce Infectious Disease Risk from Urban Poultry in the United States.

@article{Tobin2015AFT,
  title={A Framework to Reduce Infectious Disease Risk from Urban Poultry in the United States.},
  author={Molly R Tobin and Jesse L Goldshear and Lance B Price and Jay P Graham and Jessica H Leibler},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={130 4},
  pages={
          380-91
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Backyard poultry ownership is increasingly common in U.S. cities and is regulated at the local level. Human contact with live poultry is a well-known risk for infection with zoonotic pathogens, notably Salmonella, yet the ability of local jurisdictions to reduce the risk of infectious disease transmission from poultry to humans is unstudied. We reviewed urban poultry ordinances in the United States and reported Salmonella outbreaks from backyard poultry to identify regulatory gaps in… CONTINUE READING
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