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Washington State University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Zoonotic Diseases

Zoonotic Diseases are infectious diseases that can be passed from animals to humans. These diseases do not always make the animal appear sick but can cause serious illness in humans.

 

Click on a zoonotic disease below to access information about it.

Allergies to Animals
Campylobacteriosis
 Cryptosporidiosis*
Escherichia coli
Giardiasis
Hantavirus*
Intestinal Roundworms
Leptospirosis
Q-Fever
Rabies
Ringworm
Toxoplasmosis

* Clicking on these links will lead you out of WSU’s website to access the information on these zoonotic diseases located on other sites.

 

CDC site:  Can’t find a disease or agent?  Try this comprehensive government site.


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