Stanford University

Working Safely with Canines

Zoonoses are diseases that can be transmitted from animals to people. The following guide details the occupational hazards associated with canines, and the precautions necessary for minimizing the risk of animal-to-human diseases.

Disease transmission from human to animal may also be a concern, particularly when working with potentially immunocompromised animals, such as in immunology or oncology experiments. Contacts are provided for further assistance.

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