Zoonotic Diseases Resources

Routes of Transmission - Illustrated

Routes of Transmission - Illustrated

These handouts use pictures to describe the ways diseases can spread from animals to humans.

Transmission Routes of Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals
[English (1 pg)]

Transmission Routes of Zoonotic Diseases of Livestock
[English (1 pg)] [Spanish (1 pg)]

   
Zoonoses Routes of Transmission - Definitions

Zoonoses Routes of Transmission - Definitions

These handouts describe the ways diseases can spread between animals and from animals to humans.

Routes of Disease Transmission : Companion Animal
[Pet Owner Version (English-1 pg)]
[Technical Version (English-1 pg)]

Routes of Disease Transmission: Livestock
[Producer Version (English-1 pg)]
[Technical Version(English-1 pg)]

   

Disease Lists

 

Wallchart Graphic

Disease Lists

Zoonotic Diseases by Routes of Transmission: Companion Animal
This handout lists the potential routes of transmission of select zoonotic diseases from animals to humans.
[English (1 pg)]

Zoonotic Diseases by Animal Species: Companion Animal
This handout lists select zoonotic diseases that may be carried by companion animals and potentially transmitted to humans.
[English (1 pg)]

Diseases from Select Zoonotic Agents
This table lists numerous zoonotic disease agents (livestock and companion animal), the routes of transmission, human and animal clinical signs, and incubation periods.
[English (4 pg)]

Select Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals
This table summarizes numerous zoonotic diseases of companion animals, their transmission routes, incubation period, animal species affected, and clinical signs in animals and humans.
[English (4 pg)]

Bioterrorism and High Consequence Pathogens
This table summarizes information for potential bioterrorism/agroterrorism agents and high consequence livestock pathogens. It includes the route of transmission, incubation period, signs of disease in animals and humans.
[English (4 pg)]

   
Specific Diseases by Route of Transmission

Specific Diseases by Route of Transmission

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.

Bovine Diseases by Route of Transmission [English (6 pg)]

Equine Diseases by Route of Transmission [English (6 pg)]

Canine Diseases by Route of Transmission [English (5 pg)]

Feline Diseases by Route of Transmission [English (5 pg)]

   
Zoonotic Disease Prevention Measures

 

 

 

Zoonotic Disease Prevention Measures

Zoonotic Disease Prevention Measures

General Precautions
Zoonotic disease prevention recommendations for pet owners.
[English (1 pg)]

General Precautions: For Pet Reptile Owners
Zoonotic disease prevention recommendations for people that keep reptiles as pets. [English (1 pg)]

Additional Precautions for Immunocompromised Individuals
Additional zoonotic disease prevention measures for people with weakened immune systems. [English (1 pg)]

Dog Bite Prevention
Preventive measures for dog bites and associated zoonotic diseases.
[English (1 pg)]

Pets in the Classroom
Preventive measures for companion animals in classroom settings.
[English (1 pg)]

Zoonotic Disease Prevention Handout: W.A.S.H.
Zoonotic disease prevention measures using the acronym (W.A.S.H.) to remind individuals to Wash, Avoid, use Safety, and maintain Health. [English (1 pg)]

Wash Your Hands Sign
These signs can be printed and posted by sinks to remind employees to wash their hands.
[Full Size] [Small Size]

   

Zoonotic Disease Prevention Measures

 

 

Zoonotic Disease Prevention Measures

 

 

 

 

Infection Control for Zoonotic Disease

Animal Shelters
Maddie's® Infection Control Manual for Animal Shelters

Principles of Infection Control in Animal Shelter Settings (English (1 pg)]

Livestock Facilities
Infection Control for Beef Facilities
Infection Control for Dairy Facilities
Infection Control for Equine Facilities
Infection Control for Swine Facilities

Livestock Producers
These PowerPoint presentations are designed for beef or dairy producers and provide a practical review of various prevention steps that can be implemented to decrease the risk of humans acquiring disease from animals. It also reviews 18 diseases that are spread from cattle to humans.

Beef:
[English PPT] [English Speaker Notes PDF]
[Spanish PPT] [Spanish Speaker Notes PDF]

Dairy:
[English PPT] [English Speaker Notes PDF]
[Spanish PPT] [Spanish Speaker Notes PDF]

Veterinary Clinics
Infection Control Resources for Veterinary Clinics

Disinfection
Disinfection Information