What are Zoonotic diseases and give examples?

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Sana Bangliwala's picture

the answer to your query is as follows:- Any disease or infection that is naturally transmissible from vertebrate animals to humans and vice-versa is classified as a zoonosis. They are caused by all types of agents: bacteria, parasites, fungi, viruses and unconventional agents. Examples of Zoonotic diseases. AGENT NAME OF DISEASE Bacteria Salmonellosis,Campylobacteriosis,anthrax, brucellosis,leptospirosis,Q fever,etc. Parasites Cysticercosis/Taeniasis trematodosis, echinococcosis/hydatidosis,toxoplasmosis,etc. Viruses Rabies,avian influenza, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, Ebola and Rift Valley fever,etc. Fungi Sporotrichosis,etc. Unconventional agents Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy,etc. References: http://www.who.int/zoonoses/en/

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