Public health impact of zoonoses and international approaches for their detection and containment.

  • F. Meslin
  • Published 2008 in Veterinaria italiana

Abstract

Many new, emerging and re-emerging diseases of humans are caused by pathogens that originate from animals or products of animal origin. A wide variety of both domestic and wild animal species act as reservoirs for these pathogens, which may be viruses, bacteria or parasites. Given the extensive distribution of the animal species affected, the effective… (More)

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@article{Meslin2008PublicHI, title={Public health impact of zoonoses and international approaches for their detection and containment.}, author={F. Meslin}, journal={Veterinaria italiana}, year={2008}, volume={44 4}, pages={583-90} }