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Date:7/22/2009

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  • Infection Risk from Animals in the Home and in Public Settings: Larry K. Pickering, M.D., FAAP, senior advisor to the director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, executive secretary of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and professor of pediatrics in the department of pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine outlined the risks associated with animal exposures to non-traditional pets in the home and to animals in public settings. "The majority of households in the United States own a pet, and exposure to animals in public settings (petting zoos, state fairs, pet stores, animal swap meets, carnivals, child care centers) results in millions of human-animal interaction each year. Many pet owners, people in the process of choosing a pet and people exposed to animals in public settings are not aware of the potential risk posed by certain animals, especially non-traditional pets such as rodents, reptiles and weasels," stated Dr. Pickering. "Infections with organisms acquired from these animals can involve many organ systems including the gastrointestinal tract, skin, lungs, blood and central nervous system. Organisms which have been associated with outbreaks include Salmonella species, E. coli 0157:H7, Campylobacter species, Cryptosporidum species, and lymphocytic choriomeningitis. Dr. Pickering discussed regulations and recommendations applicable to these exposures and defined measures which can minimize or prevent illness in children from exposure to these animals.
  • Foodborne Diseases: The Continuing Challenges to Public Health: Robert V. Tauxe, M.D., M.P.H., deputy director, Division of Foodborne Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided an overview on the pr
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