Collection

Zoonotic diseases (zoonoses): guidance, data and analysis

The diagnosis, management and epidemiology of zoonotic diseases.

Zoonoses are infections that can pass between animals and humans.

You can get zoonotic diseases through direct contact with animals if you:

  • work with animals
  • have pets
  • have hobbies that involve animals

You can also get some of these diseases from contaminated food or water.

Diagnosis and management

  1. List of zoonotic diseases

    • 21 March 2013
    • Guidance
  2. Zoonotic diseases: investigation guidelines

    • 23 April 2009
    • Guidance
  3. Pet rats, mice, hamsters: reducing the risk of infection

    • 20 February 2013
    • Guidance
  4. Q fever: good practice for farmers

    • 1 October 2010
    • Guidance
  5. Farm visits: avoiding infection

    • 1 January 2014
    • Guidance
  6. Health spa pedicures: preventing infections

    • 31 August 2011
    • Guidance
  7. Salmonella: reducing infection from reptiles

    • 24 November 2014
    • Guidance

Data submission

  1. Zoonotic diseases: surveillance of laboratory confirmed cases

    • 17 November 2010
    • Guidance