Zoonoses fact sheet

The Zoonoses fact sheet answers the question “What are the potential zoonotic pathogens from dogs in Indigenous communities?” A zoonosis is a disease transmitted from animals to humans. Australia has at least 89 zoonotic agents and zoonotic disease can be...

Skin sores and Streps – zoonoses fact sheet

Streptococci (Streps) are bacteria that can be found on the skin of humans and dogs. Streps are involved in rheumatic fever and post-rheumatic kidney and heart disease. The Skin sores and Streps fact sheet answers questions, including: What are skin sores? What are...

Salmonella – zoonoses fact sheet

Salmonella – zoonoses fact sheet contains information including, what is salmonella, how is it spread, how dogs have a role in spreading salmonella. Gastrointestinal diseases are a major problem in young children in Indigenous communities, and an important...

Roundworm – zoonoses fact sheet

Roundworm – zoonoses fact sheet contains information about roundworms: What are roundworms? How do we get roundworms? How do roundworms make people sick? How do we prevent roundworm infection? Download...

Ringworm – zoonoses fact sheet

Ringworm – zoonoses fact sheet Ringworm is fungal skin disease tha can be shared between people and animals. The ringworm fact sheet answers questions including: what is ringworm? how does ringworm make people and dogs sick? how do we treat ringworm? where does...