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Public Health - Other Zoonotic Diseases
A literature review of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations and their effect on public health NPB project
Key Findings:• Proximity to farm operations may be protective against development of allergy.• Proximity to farm operations can be associated with increased asthma exacerbation, especially in the...
Public Health - Other Zoonotic Diseases
sessing predominant transmission routes for Toxoplasma gondii using NHANES 2007-2010
Toxoplasmosis, caused by Toxoplasma gondii, is one of the most common parasitic infections of humans and other warmblooded animals. It has been found worldwide, and nearly one third of humanity has...
Public Health - Other Zoonotic Diseases
Evaluation of the electrostatic particle ionization technology to decrease the risk of zoonotic infections.
Influenza A virus (IAV) and Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) are important swine pathogens able to transmit via aerosol and with potential to affect human health. The electrostatic particle...
Public Health - Other Zoonotic Diseases
Phenotypic and genotypic comparison of toxigenic Clostridium difficile isolates from a semi-closed population of swine and humans in a vertically integrated swine operation
In recent years, there has been increased incidence and severity of human disease associated with the bacterium Clostridium difficile...
Public Health - Other Zoonotic Diseases
Serological Surveillance of Wild Boars for Trichinella spiralis
Trichinella spiralis and Toxoplasma gondii are important zoonotic parasites, occurring in warm blooded animals and humans worldwide. Among domesticated food animals, domestic pigs and wild carnivores...
Public Health - Other Zoonotic Diseases
Noroviruses in finisher swine: prevalence and relatedness to human noroviruses
Noroviruses (NoVs) are the leading cause of foodborne illness. A potential exists for interspecies transmission of NoVs or the emergence...
Public Health - Other Zoonotic Diseases
Epidemiology, Toxino- and Geno-typing of Clostridium difficile in swine at farm, slaughter and retail
We investigated the role of pigs in carrying important strains of C. difficile and the main goal was to determine the prevalence and compare strains of human and porcine origin. Samples were...
Public Health - Other Zoonotic Diseases
Epidemiological survey to determine the prevalence of Clostridium difficile in swine in an integrated swine operation
In recent years, there has been increased incidence and severity of human disease associated with the bacterium Clostridium difficile (Cd). It appears that epidemic disease is being caused by newly...
Public Health - Other Zoonotic Diseases
E. coli O157:H7 prevalence and characterization from NAHMS 2006 swine fecal samples
The objectives of the current study were to use the 2006 swine NAHMS samples to determine the prevalence, antimicrobial characterization, and genetic profile of E. coli O157:H7 in the U.S. swine herd...
Public Health - Other Zoonotic Diseases
Fate and transport of E. coli in soil and subsurface settings: Swine Waste Management within the context of TMDL’s
The development of manure application recommendations has not taken into account the survival, movement and biotic interactions of bacteria in agricultural soils, and in fact may enhance survival of...
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