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The Risk of Lepto to Vet Staff & Pet Owners

Leptospirosis poses several dangers to veterinary staff and pet owners, primarily due to the ease with which the disease can be transmitted from animals to humans. Here are the key risks associated with this zoonotic disease: Preventive Measures: To minimize these risks, it is crucial to take preventive measures, including: Understanding and respecting the dangers

What are Common Zoonotic Diseases?

Zoonotic diseases are infections that can be transmitted from animals to humans. These diseases can be caused by a variety of pathogens, including viruses, bacteria, parasites, and fungi. The transmission can occur in various ways, such as through direct contact with infected animals, through vectors like ticks and mosquitoes, or through contaminated food and water.