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- Kwit, Natalie A., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Zoonoses and public health 2019 v.66 no.4 pp. 417-421
- Francisella tularensis; cats; dead animals; direct contact; disease transmission; dogs; face; females; humans; monitoring; pathogens; patients; pet ownership; ticks; tularemia; veterinarians
- ... Dogs have been implicated in the zoonotic transmission of numerous pathogens. Whereas cats are known to transmit Francisella tularensis to humans via bite and other routes, the role of dogs in facilitating infection is much less understood. We reviewed tularaemia case investigation records collected through national surveillance during 2006–2016 to summarize those with dog involvement, characteriz ...