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American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, 293 p. , 1982, Reported human injuries or health threats attributed to wild or exotic animals kept as pets (1971–1981): Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, v. 180, p. 382–383. Centers for Disease Control, 1984, Pet turtle-associated salmonellosis—Puerto Rico: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, v. 33, p. 141−142. Centers for Disease Control, 1992, Salmonella hadar associated with pet ducklings—Connecticut, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, 1991: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, v.

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CWD and WNF are but two of the multitude of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases confronting society. Human activities and behavior are major factors contributing to disease emergence. Hopefully, greater appreciation of the effects of these diseases on our way of life and things that we value will result in behavior that reduces the spread of pathogenic microorganisms. Disease Emergence and Resurgence 35 Box 2–4 Wildlife and Zoonoses: Different Roles for Different Diseases Wildlife may contribute to zoonoses in ways other than direct transmission between wildlife and humans.

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