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- Esmaeili, Saber; Bagheri Amiri, Fahimeh; Mokhayeri, Hamid; Hassan Kayedi, Mohammad; Maurin, Max; Rohani, Mahdi; Mostafavi, Ehsan
- Comparative immunology, microbiology, and infectious diseases 2019
- Brucella; Coxiella burnetii; Francisella tularensis; Q fever; antibodies; antigens; at-risk population; blood serum; brucellosis; education programs; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; etiology; goats; immunoglobulin G; occupational diseases; risk factors; safety equipment; serological surveys; serology; seroprevalence; sheep; slaughterhouses; tularemia; zoonoses; Iran
- ... Most zoonoses are occupational diseases. Q fever, brucellosis and tularemia are major zoonotic diseases for butchers and slaughterhouse workers. However, little information is available about these infectious diseases in such professional populations in western of Iran. The aim of this study was to investigate the seroprevalence and risk factors associated with these three zoonoses among butchers ...