Zoonotic Diseases in Pork Production
Publish Date: April 9, 2012
Zoonoses are diseases transmissible between animals and humans. Zoonoses can be caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites. In each stage of pork production, there are different potential zoonoses that workers should be aware of. Although most exposures do not result in disease, it is important to educate yourself on the risks involved in working with swine.
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