Wednesday, November 7, 2012
5 Diseases Caused By Animals
1. Trypanosomiasis (Tse Tse Flies)
The first disease that is caused by an animal, Trypanosomiasis. The disease is usually found in the African continent. Trypanosomiasis outbreak in humans is due to an insect bite. Trypanosomiasis is spread animal, tse-tse flies that had previously been bitten livestock population is dead.
The initial symptoms of this disease ie, fever, headache, and pain in the joints, swollen lymph glands, anemia and kidney disease. Patients then underwent changes in the sleep cycle, which always feel sleepy during the day and insomnia at night. If not treated seriously, the patient will experience nervous system damage, coma, and even lead to death.
Patients with this disease are mostly in Africa, according to the medical study center in Africa, the toll has reached 50 thousand to 70 thousand people. If you've contracted the disease, could further spread of genetically from mother to child, or from a blood transfusion.
2. Anthrax (Beef & Lamb)
The subsequent anthrax disease, or commonly known as foot and mouth disease, because the main characteristic of the damage seen two members of the body. The cause of anthrax is the bacterium Bacillus antrhracis normally carried cattle, goats and sheep.
Bacteria that live in the soil was attacked animals by infection through the skin pores and damage nails animals. In its spread in humans, usually happens after we engage in direct contact with animals anthrax patients.
Symptoms experienced by humans after being exposed to the bacteria can be known from 12 hours to 5 days. Characteristics that are easily recognized that the red-brown lumps that swell with swelling. Bumps turn into blisters and harden, then break off and pull out the clear liquid, forming a black scab, lymph nodes in the affected area may swell, the patient had a fever, muscle pain, headache, nausea and vomiting. If not treated immediately, can result in death, as happened in Europe in the 1970s and then.
3. Toxoplasmosis (cat)
Furthermore toxsoplasmosis disease. The disease is feared by women because it can cause infertility or cause miscarriage when is pregnant. Babies born with the condition cacatpun can also be caused by this disease.
Toxoplasmosis disease spread by animals cats nations, such as jungle cats, tigers, to domestic cats. Transmission to humans through four ways, accidentally ingesting food or drink that has been contaminated toxoplasama, consuming food derived from meat that contains the parasite toxopalsma and not cooked completely, or partially cooked, infectious disease that is transmitted through the placenta to the baby in the womb mothers were pregnant, and the last is through blood transfusion.
For that every pregnant women are advised to stay away from pets, such as cats, dogs, or other animals yng likely in conditions such as toxoplasmosis.
4. Leptospirosis (rat)
The disease is caused by a type of bacteria attack all kinds of animals including humans. Organs most favored by the bacteria to thrive are the kidneys and reproductive organs. Transmission of the disease originated from the wounds open and contaminated with urine or liquid from the left mouse reproductive organs. Even food or drink can cause infections discredited in the body.
Other animals can transmit this terrible disease are dogs, cats, tigers, raccoons, squirrels. Leptospirosis in animals may occur many months. Whereas in humans only lasted 60 days.
Symptoms are easily observed when infected with this disease is to turn red urine due to kidney patients experienced bleeding. In addition to the head will experience tremendous pain, depression, weakness. The scary thing is till now there is no vaccine for human leptospirosis, which is available only for animals.
5. Tularemia (rabbit)
Due to the recent animal disease tularemia. The disease is caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis. Humans will develop the disease if direct contact with an infected animal tularemia, or eating meat that is not cooked thoroughly, or flea bites animals. Rabbit is an animal source of this disease.
Tularemia can cause serious respiratory problems. Infected people can also develop pneumonia and chest pain and difficulty breathing.
Symptoms usually occur three hinga 7 days after entry of germs. Injury occurs in the membrane or skin with swelling. And rupture of the lymph nodes in the area accompanied by high fever, severe headache feeling, enlarged liver and spleen. In some cases, the disease can affect the lungs, digestive tools, or the lining of the eye.
It is suggested that if you will keep the rabbit, you should prepare extra attention to hygiene and healthy food pemberikan, because if we ignore it, this dangerous disease can kill you.
That disease was imported animals. If you are a pet, you should never neglect his health. Give extra attention, especially in their hygiene problems. Because may be, from their disease stalking you.
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