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Transfrontier conservation areas represent an international effort to encourage conservation and sustainable development. Their success faces a number of challenges, including disease management in wildlife, livestock and humans. Tuberculosis (TB) affects humans and a multitude of non-human animal...

Author(s)
Rosen, L. E.; Hanyire, T. G.; Dawson, J.; Foggin, C. M.; Michel, A. L.; Huyvaert, K. P.; Miller, M. A.; Olea-Popelka, F. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 2, pp e344-e354
Abstract

Background: Ecotourism can function as a powerful tool for species conservation. However, a significant proportion of travelers at wildlife sanctuaries may be ill and potentially infectious, creating unnecessary risk of pathogen transmission to wildlife. Methods: A questionnaire was distributed to...

Author(s)
Muehlenbein, M. P.; Martinez, L. A.; Lemke, A. A.; Ambu, L.; Nathan, S.; Alsisto, S.; Sakong, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2010, 8, 3, pp 169-175
Abstract

This study was carried out to investigate the status of the flare-horned markhor (Capra falconeri falconeri) in Jutial Conservancy, District Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan. Field surveys were conducted during the winter (rut season) of 2014 when markhor population gathered in large herds at lower slopes. ...

Author(s)
Mayoor Khan; Siddiqui, P. A.; Abid Raza; Zahler, P.
Publisher
University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Biology and Biotechnology, 2018, 15, 2, pp 343-349
Abstract

Introduction: Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease caused by a diverse pathogenic leptospira species and serovars. The disease is transmitted directly following contact with infected urine and other body fluids or indirectly after contact with water or soil contaminated with infected urine....

Author(s)
Garba, B.; Abdul Rani Bahaman; Siti Khairani Bejo; Zunita Zakaria; Abdul Rahim Mutalib; Bande, F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 178, pp 242-247
Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to calculate the economic losses during an outbreak of Simulium (Wilhelmia) spp. in the Cappadocia Region of Turkey. Methods: The economic costs associated with a 2006-2007 outbreak of Simulium (Wilhelmia) spp. in the Cappadocia region of Turkey were calculated...

Author(s)
Sarıözkan, S.; İncİ, A.; Yıldırım, A.; Düzlü, Ö.; Gray, E. W.; Adler, P. H.
Publisher
Türkiye Parazitoloji Derneği, Bornova, Turkey
Citation
Türkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 2014, 38, 2, pp 116-119
Abstract

Recently, infectious diseases of wildlife occurred in conjunction with anthropogenic activities become critical problem and are considered associated with relation between humans and wildlife. Humans feed wildlife for various purposes such as just fun, tourist attractions, and conservation,...

Author(s)
Fukui, D.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Gifu, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2013, 18, 2, pp 41-48

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