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Infectious Disease on the Farm Handout

Zoonotic Diseases, or zoonoses, are infectious diseases that can be transmitted between animals and people. They cause different types of illnesses ranging from mild to serious symptoms and are sometimes fatal. VIEW PDF

Common Zoonotic Diseases from Farm Animals

This fact sheet developed by the Minnesota Department of Health contains information about zoonotic diseases and tips for preventing illness. – What are zoonotic diseases? – What are some examples of germs that cause diarrheal zoonotic diseases? – Is it common to find these types of germs on a farm? – How do people get sick from these germs? …

Staying Safe at Petting Zoos and Fairs

Petting zoos and fairs fact sheet developed by the Minnesota Department of Health. – Are petting zoos and fairs safe? – What are zoonotic diseases? – What are some examples of germs that cause diarrheal zoonotic diseases? – Is it common to find these types of germs at a petting zoo or fair? – How do people get sick from …

Campylobacter on the Farm

Campylobacter fact sheet developed by the Minnesota Department of Health. – What is Campylobacter? – What are the symptoms? – How long does it last? – How is Campylobacter spread? – What should I do if I have symptoms? – Where is Campylobacter found on the farm? – How can Campylobacter be prevented in poultry, …