Ch 8: Zoonotic Diseases

About This Chapter

Boost your knowledge of zoonotic diseases by exploring the lessons in this chapter. Find entertaining videos, full transcripts and multiple-choice quizzes designed to help you remember all the important facts associated with these pathogens.

Zoonotic Diseases - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to identify the different types of diseases that can be spread from animals to humans. Lessons examine the importance of protecting yourself and your clients from these types of illnesses and discuss what causes zoonotic diseases. Topics covered in the lessons include:

  • The definition and description of zoonotic diseases
  • Bacterial and parasitic zoonotic infections
  • Toxocariasis and toxoplasmosis
  • Fungal and viral zoonotic infections

Each lesson in this chapter is available in two formats. Watch lessons as entertaining videos with fun visual and audio effects, or review full transcripts with easily identifiable vocabulary words. Quizzes and a chapter exam are available to assess how well you understand zoonotic diseases. If you answer any questions incorrectly, links are available that return you to the portion of the video lesson you need to review. Timelines can help you skip to key topics within the video lessons without watching them in full. Any questions you have about lesson topics can be submitted to our experts.

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