Pets as sources of infections
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Prof. Bruno Chomel
Prof. Bruno Chomel
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understand the role of pets as source of pathogens, especially children.
Pets can be the source of a wide range of zoonotic pathogens, especially exotic pets. The development of petting zoos has also led to potential exposure to infectious agents for children.
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