Disease Exposure RoutesDisease causing agents can be spread from animal-to-animal and between animals and humans through a variety of transmission routes. Select each route below for additional resources.
Transmission Route HandoutsThese documents defines the five common routes of disease transmission (aerosol, direct contact, fomite, oral, vector) as well as zoonotic and environmental transmission. They can be used to supplement all of the materials to provide producers with a clear understanding of the route of transmission focus.
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Specific Diseases by Exposure Route
These documents list diseases based on how they are spread (aerosol, oral, etc) and whether they are zoonotic or considered foreign to the U.S.