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Veterinary Medicine: Information on animal health, husbandry and disease.

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What is the definition of Zoonotic:

Diseases that are shared by humans and vertebrate animals.

Zoonotic Diseases:

Questions about particular Zoonotic Diseases?
Many diseases including, zoonotic diseases, are defined at Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH). CFSPH provides brief information about the disease, clinical signs seen in animals and humans, and prevention, the resources are available in both English and Spanish (Español)/(Zoonótico)

The CFSPH also provides an Overview of Biological Risk Management (BMR) and information on General Prevention Practices and Checklist; Transmission Route Definition; Zoonotic Diseases and Transmissions; and Disinfection overview.
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The Center for Disease and Control (CDC) website lists what zoonotic diseases people can get from a particular animals.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Enviorment- Zoonoses control staff monitors diseases which are transmitted from animals to humans. The staff conducts statewide surveillance, control and educational programs, investigates cases of these diseases and provides consultation on the treatment of animal bites. In Colorado, these include, but are not limited to: Hantavirus, Plague, Rabies, Tularemia, West Nile virus, and Tick-Borne diseases.

The American Association of Zoo Veterinarians offers an overview of Zoonotic Disease by classification.

When Your Work Can Make You Sick, David C. Van Metre, DVM, DACVIM