Wildlife Diseases and Zoonotics

slides of diseases This is the place to look for information, organizations about wildlife-caused human and animal diseases...zoonoses.

Diseases are organized alphabetically disease title and/or affected species group.

General Wildlife Disease Information Sources

Animal Health - Australia

Animal Health Diagnostic Lab - Michigan State University

Cage Trapping Safety Proceedures - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Centers for Disease Control - Links

Center for Biosecurity - University of Pittsburg Med. Ctr.

Disease Manual with Color Images - Michigan State Government

Field Manual of Wildlife Disease (online by chapter) - (PDF) USGS

Journal of Wildlife Diseases - A peer-reviewed journal on all aspects of zoonotic research

Michigan Emerging Disease Issues - Michigan State Government

National Institute of Allergies & Infectious Diseases - National Institutes of Health

National Veterinary Services Laboratories - Ames, IA

National Wildlife Health Center - U.S. Geological Survey: An outstanding site providing information on diseases that threaten both wildlife and humans alike.

Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study - University of Georgia

Wildlife Disease Information - Michigan State DNR

Wildlife Diseases & Humans - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Wildlife Exposure Factors Hndbk 1 & 2 - (PDF) EPA

Zoonosis Tutorial - University of Wisconsin

Zoonosis - Texas Dept. of Heatlh



Anaplasmosis Bibliography - (PDF) USDA (APHIS)

Anaplasmosis Fact Sheet - (PDF) Texas A&M

Anaplasmosis - Canadian Food Inspection

Anaplasmosis - Merck Vet Manual

Anaplasmosis - University of Florida


Anthrax Lecture & Photos - Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison

Anthrax Patient Tutorial - National Institute of Health

Anthrax Vaccine - National Network of Immunization Info

Anthrax Vaccine - U.S. Military

Anthrax - Center for Disease Control

Anthrax - National Institutes of Health

Anthrax - University of Minnesota

Avian Botulism

Avian Botulism Fact Sheets - (PDF) Alberta Canada

Avian Botulism Mapping - U.S. Mortality Info

Avian Botulism - Merck Vet Manual

Avian Botulism - USGS

Avian Botulism - VetGate U.K.

Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

Bat Guano Cleanup

Baylisascaris procyonis


Bird Biosecurity

House Finch Conjuctivitis - (PDF) Penn State University

Bird Flu

Bird Guano Cleanup

Blue Tongue Virus

Blue Tongue Standard Operating Procedures - USDA (APHIS)

Blue Tongue Virus - Purdue University

Blue Tongue - England Veterinary Resource Center

Epizootic Hemorraghic Disease - Michigan DNR

Bovine Tuberculosis

Bovine TB & Deer - (PDF) National Federation of Badger Groups

Bovine TB - California State Info

Bovine TB - USDA (APHIS)

Bovine TB - Michigan State DNR

Brucellosis (Swine)

Feral Swine - (PDF) USDA (APHIS)

Swine Brucellosis - Merck Vet Manual

Swine Brucellosis - (PDF) Seriological Paper

Swine Brucellosis - Surveillance Information

Brucellosis - USDA (APHIS)

Chronic Wasting Disease


Canine & Feline Distemper - Michigan DNR


Wildlife and E-coli connection (cf. Spinach Oubreak- Oct. 17th, 2006)


Ehrlichiosis - American Lyme Disease Foundation

Ehrlichiosis - CDC

Ehrlichiosis - eMedicine

Ehrlichiosis - Merck Manual

Ehrlichiosis - National Institute of Health

Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis


Salmon Disease Lab - Oregon State University

Fish Disease Literature - USGS

Fish Disease - Agrifor U.K.

Journal of Fish Diseases - Subscription

Warmwater Fish Diseases - Course at University of Florida

Fowl Cholera

Avian Cholera Epidemiology - Journal of Expiremental Medicine

Avian Cholera in Ospreys - (PDF) Journal of Ornithology

Fowl Cholera - Australian Government Fact Sheet

Fowl Cholera - Merck Vet Manual

Fowl Cholera - Michigan DNR


Rodent Feces Cleanup

Hantavirus Fact Sheet - (PDF) Oklahoma Health Department

Hantavirus Fact Sheet Spanish - (PDF) Oklahoma Health Department

Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome - American Lung Association

Hantavirus Research Group - University of New Mexico

Hantavirus - CDC

Hantavirus Cleanup - CDC

Hantavirus - National Institutes of Health

Increased Hantavirus Threat - USA Today June 8th, 2006



CDC Histoplasmosis and Workers - Rev. ed. 12/2004


Leptospirosis Facts - South Dakota Department of Health

Lyme Disease

Tick Management Handbook - Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Lyme Disease - American Lyme Disease Foundation

Lyme Disease - CDC

Lyme Disease - Lyme Disease Foundation

Lyme Disease - Lyme Disease Network

Tickborne Diseases - Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Lyme Disease - Michigan DNR

Tips to Avoid Lyme Disease - The Jamestown Press April 13th, 2006

Mad Cow Disease

Mad Cow Disease - Science News

Mange (Sarcoptic)

Professional Groups

Association of Reptiles & Amphibian Veterinarians

Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study - University of Georgia

Wildlife Disease Association - Professional Association


Papillomavirus, Shope

Info on the Papillomavirus and history of the Jackalope

Handout on the Virus - (PDF) by Medirabbit.com

Shope Virus - Merck Manual


Pseudorabies - Canadian Food Inspection

Pseudorabies - Merck Vet Manual

Pseudorabies - The Pig Site

Pseudorabies - USDA (APHIS)


Iowa State University Press

Journal of Veterinary Pathology - American College of Veterinary Pathologists

The Wildlife Disease Association

Rabies also known as Hydrobia

Raccoon Roundworm (Baylisascaris procyonis)

Reptiles & Amphibians

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever - CDC


Salmonella - Avian Biotech

Ticks and infectious diseasesTicks


Lyme Disease

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever


Tick Borne Encephalitis (TBE)


Toxic Algae

Tips on Identification - University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Tularemia Fact Sheet - State of Illinois

Tularemia - CDC

Tularemia - Merck Vet Manual

Tularemia - U.S. Department of Labor

Tularemia - University of Minnesota

West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus Maps - USGS/US Dept of Interior

West Nile Virus Mosquito Control - EPA

West Nile Virus Publication Links - National Institutes of Health

West Nile Virus Resource Guide - Oregon State University

West Nile Virus - CDC

West Nile Virus - National Institutes of Health

West Nile Virus - Public Health Agency of Canada

West Nile Virus - University of Minnesota

Whirling Disease

Whirling Disease Foundation

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