Zoonotic infectious diseases from companion animals

CALLISTO (Companion Animal multisectoriaL interprofessionaL and interdisciplinary Think tank on zoonoses) has just published a 200-page report, a compilation of the work of seven Expert Advisory Groups during 2012. This strategy report is available to download from the CALLISTO website.


Useful references

Open access reports:

A selection of references
is available from our 'Related documents' box.


In the Library, we have the following publications:

  • MacPherson, C.N.L., Meslin, Francois X. and Wandeler, Alexander [eds] (2000) Dogs, zoonoses and public health. Wallingford: CABI Publishing
  • Rabinowitz, Peter M. and Conti, Lisa A. [2010] Human-animal medicine: clinical approaches to zoonoses, toxicants, and other shared health risks. Maryland Heights, Missouri: Saunders Elsevier
  • Palmer, Stephen R., Soulsby, E.J.L. and Simpson, David I. H. (1998) Zoonoses: biology, clinical practice, and public health control. Oxford: University Press


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