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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

Reptile-Associated Salmonellosis in Minnesota, 1996-2011

Authors: Whitten T. Bender JB, Smith KE, Leano F, Scheftel J. Zoonoses Public Health. St. Paul, Minnesota. Jun. 9, 2014 ABSTRACT: Reptile-associated salmonellosis (RAS) occurs when Salmonella is transmitted from a reptile to a human. This study describes the epidemiology of RAS in Minnesota during 1996-2011. All Minnesotans with confirmed Salmonella …

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 …

Salmonella on the Farm

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