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Zoonoses by Species

Zoonoses are diseases that are naturally transmitted between animals and humans. The following are major zoonoses that can be transmitted from commonly used laboratory animals to humans.

Rodents

Rabbits

Cats

Dogs

Ferrets

Ruminants (sheep, goats, cattle)

Pigs

Non-human Primates

Birds

Bats

Aquatic Species

  • Mycobacteria infections