Zoonoses

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Defined as diseases which are transmitted from dogs to humans, zoonoses are relatively common and important diseases in veterinary medicine.

A list of some agents involved in canine zoonoses include: {\width=80% |- | Species || Location in dog || Classification || Disease in humans |- | Anaerobiospirillum spp || gastrointestinal tract || bacteria || Diarrhea |- | Anaplasma spp || blood || bacteria || tick-borne fever |- | Arcobacter spp || gastrointestinal tract || bacteria || diarrhea |- | Blastomyces spp || skin, lungs || fungus || systemic illness |- | Borrelia spp || blood || bacteria || Lyme disease |- | Campylobacter spp || gastrointestinal tract || bacteria || diarrhea |- | Chlamydophila spp || skin || bacteria || chlamydiosis, atherosclerosis |- | Coxiella burnetti || gastrointestinal tract || bacteria || Q fever |- | Ehrlichia spp || blood || bacteria || Ehlrichiosis |- | Escherichia spp || gastrointestinal tract || bacteria || diarrhea |- | Fusarium spp || skin || fungus || dermatopathy |- | Fusobacterium canifelinum || gastrointestinal tract || bacteria || dog-bite wounds |- | Haemophilus influenzae || respiratory, gastrointestinal & genitourinary tracts || bacteria || dog-bite wounds |- | Helicobacter spp || gastrointestinal tract || bacteria || gastritis |- | Leishmania spp || skin || protozoan || Leishmaniasis |- | Leptospira spp || gastrointestinal & genitourinary tracts || bacteria || Leptospirosis |- | Linguatula spp || upper gastrointestinal tract || parasite || Marrara syndrome |- | Microsporum spp || skin || fungus || ringworm |- | Mycobacterium spp || respiratory tract || bacteria || human tuberculosis |- | Prevotella spp || oropharynx || bacteria ||dog-bite wounds |- | Staphylococcus spp || skin, gastrointestinal & genitourinary tracts || bacteria || diarrhea, skin infections, dog-bite wounds |- | Systemic lupus erythematosus || autoimmune disease || N/A || Human dog-associated SLE |- | Trichophyton spp || skin || fungus || ringworm |- | Trichuris spp || large intestine || roundworm || Whipworm infection |- |}