Table of Contents

A perspective on emerging zoonoses.
Pathogenesis and virulence of zoonotic infections in humans.
The potential "bioweaponization" of zoonotic diseases.
Xenotransplantation.
Economic and trade implications of zoonotic diseases.
Variation and interspecies transmission of influenza A viruses.
Assessing the threat and the opportunities across the spectrum of zoonotic diseases.
Practices and policies to protect human health from antibiotic-resistant pathogens.
Ecological sources of zoonotic diseases.
Vectorborne zoonotic diseases.
Mathematical models and predictors of disease outbreaks.
The role of native birds and other wildlife on the emergence of zoonotic diseases.
Animal husbandry practices and risk factors, with particular reference to bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
Natural history of simian immunodeficiency viruses : clues to the emergence and virulence of AIDS viruses.
Pathology and early recognition of zoonotic disease outbreaks.
Molecular and other technologies for rapid diagnosis of zoonotic agents.
Methods and models for pathogen discovery.
Vaccines for emerging zoonoses : Marburg virus paradigm.
Public health laboratory surveillance.
Challenges of vectorborne disease surveillance from the local perspective : west nile virus experience.
Veterinary surveillance for zoonotic diseases in the United States.
Petborne zoonoses : detection and surveillance challenges.
Identification and containment of unknown and rare pathogens.
Foodborne zoonotic agents : salmonella enteritidis in eggs.
Legislative and policy concerns in protecting the nation's health. Annotation