When cleaning cages or handling infected birds, caretakers should wear protective clothing, which includes gloves, eyewear and masks (NASPHV
recommends that any unvaccinated dog or cat exposed to rabies be immediately destroyed and tested.
It may be more useful to think in terms of settings, suggests the NASPHV (2005).
"The primary mode of transmission for enteric pathogens is the fecal-oral route" (NASPHV, 2005, p.
A dificuldade e a demora em reconhecer e tratar a enfermidade sao considerados fatores de risco em pacientes humanos (MOSCHIONI et al., 2001; PETROVAY & BALLA, 2008; NASPHV, 2010).
psittaci ao homem ocorre principalmente pela inalacao do microrganismo presente em penas e fezes secas ou em secrecao respiratoria de aves infectadas (NASPHV, 2010).
Among these, venues in certain outbreaks (5,7,8) were not in compliance with NASPHV
guidelines (1), with reported inadequate handwashing facilities, permitted consumption of food or drink in animal areas, unsupervised handwashing, and no signage.
Animals in transit should be accompanied by a valid NASPHV
Form 51, Rabies Vaccination Certificate (http://www.nasp hv.org).
Guidelines based on the NASPHV
compendium were adopted by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDACS) after the outbreak.
Exotic pets (including ferrets) and domestic animals crossbred with wild animals are considered wild animals by the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (NASPHV
) and the Conference of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) because they may be highly susceptible to rabies and