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May 1930

Diseases Transmitted from Animals to Man.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1930;45(5):825-826. doi:10.1001/archinte.1930.00140110181019

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The material contained in the 303 pages of text is arranged in five sections which deal with diseases of domestic animals and birds, rodent infections, human diseases spread by animals, animals as passive carriers of disease organisms and the rôle played by each animal in the spread of disease. Tuberculosis, anthrax, foot and mouth disease, Malta fever and contagious abortion, milk sickness, actinomycosis, smallpox and chickenpox, glanders, rabies, psittacosis, food poisoning, swine erysipelas and diseases caused by animal parasites are discussed in the first section; plague, tularemia, spirochetal jaundice, rat-bite fever and Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the second; botulism, tetanus and gas gangrene in the third; the relation of human infections to infections in animals, septic sore throat, diphtheria, scarlet fever and other human diseases sometimes contracted by animals in the fourth; and the rôle of cattle, horses, swine, sheep, goats, dogs, cats, rats and mice, poultry, birds and

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