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Document ID (ISN)102873
CIS number 03-1911
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2003
Convention or series no. DMT 96 TD 131
Author(s) Le Bâcle C.
Title Current situation with respect to zoonoses: 30th National Symposium of Agricultural Medicine
Original title L'actualité des zoonoses - XXXe symposium national de médecine agricole [in French]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 2003, No.96, p.459-473.
Abstract The objective of this symposium on zoonoses held on 25 April 2003 in Tours, France, was to discuss the current situation of known zoonoses and to shed light on emerging pathologies. The wide range of participants included medical practitioners from the farmers' cooperative insurance company, occupational physicians, infectologists, veterinarians and biologists. Topics presented and reviewed in this article include: main zoonoses transmitted by farm animals; main zoonoses transmitted by domestic animals; zoonoses from wild animals; current advances in human medicine; Q fever in France and recent epidemics; psittacosis and poultry farming; toxocariasis among humans.
Descriptors (primary) zoonoses; agriculture; biological hazards
Descriptors (secondary) France; Q fever; psittacosis; conference; handling of animals; poultry farming; medical treatment; diagnosis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Biological hazards
Bacterial and parasitic diseases