Results for - Do you knowses your zoonosis?

1,820 voters participated in this survey

I attended, last night, a live seminar regarding the Zika virus; latest info is at the CDC.

A zoonosis is a disease which is transmitted from animals to humans. With nearly 850 known zoonoses, many of which are almost never contracted by humans, there are bound to be many that we are unaware of. Besides entry number four, this list presents a number of fairly unknown zoonotic disease which, although rare, still infect hundreds or thousands worldwide each year. Check off the following zoonosis that you are aware of:

1. A zoonosis is a disease which is transmitted from animals to humans. With nearly 850 known zoonoses, many of which are almost never contracted by humans, there are bound to be many that we are unaware of. Besides entry number four, this list presents a number of fairly unknown zoonotic disease which, although rare, still infect hundreds or thousands worldwide each year. Check off the following zoonosis that you are aware of:

Cat Scratch Disease (different from Ted Nugent's Cat Scratch Fever) Transmitted through a scratch or bite
40%
733 votes
Barmah Forest Virus -- Endemic only to Australia, barmah forest virus is a non-fatal mosquito borne pathogen
3%
55 votes
Orf -- Carried almost predominately by sheep, orf is contracted when the virus comes into contact with cuts or abrasions on the skin
3%
49 votes
Bang's Disease -- consumption of unsterilized and contaminated milk or meat from infected cattle, sheep, pigs or goats
6%
106 votes
Cryptosporidiosis -- consumption of contaminated food or water
9%
155 votes
Toxocariasis -- contact with the infected feces of dogs, cats and foxes
12%
219 votes
Rabies -- Contracted through the bites and cuts from infected animals
50%
919 votes
Pahvant Valley Plague -- fatal bacterial disease primarily transmitted from rabbits to humans via ticks and lice
2%
32 votes
Black Fever -- black fever is a parasitic disease contracted from female sand fly bites in tropical and temperate regions of the globe
14%
257 votes
Q Fever -- passed from livestock and domestic mammals to humans through contact with their bodily fluids
4%
70 votes
N/A
35%
630 votes

2. Have you ever had any of the above zoonoses?

Yes
7%
124 votes
No
93%
1,696 votes

3. Have you ever had any other zoonoses not mentioned?

Yes
6%
101 votes
No
94%
1,719 votes
03/23/2016 Health & Fitness 1820 22 By: ptajuggalette

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