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Canine and Feline Suspect Infectious Diseases Chart

This page shows a chart listing the infectious diseases for the species, housing, zoonoses potential, and links to further information.

Suspect Disease, Canine, Feline Species Zoonotic Route Precautions Communication Transport Disinf Housing
Anti-microbial resistant bacteria All Yes Bite, scratch, direct contact Gloves, blue gown Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens On-cart Hyper Restriction
Aspergillosis All No Respiratory, inhalation of conidia, Gloves, Handle contaminated materials as infectious Routine Routine HyPer Normal, with barrier restriction
Acute feline upper respiratory infection Cats No Aerosol droplets, surface contact Glove, white gown, handle contaminated materials as infectious Routine On cart, in cage Hyper Isolation
Bartonellosis Dogs, cats Yes Flea-associated Gloves, Handle contaminated materials as infectious Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens Routine Hyper Restriction
Blastomycosis All Yes Soil, inhalation, scratch, bite wounds, Handle contaminated materials as infectious Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens Routine HyPer Normal -
Cleaning Procedure
Bordetella Dogs, cats Yes, immune comp. Aerosol droplets, nose to nose, coughs Gloves, white gown Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens On-cart HyPer Isolation
Borreliosis Dogs Yes Tick-associated Routine Gloves Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens Routine Hyper Normal
Brucellosis All Yes Body fluids (urine, semen, vaginal secretions) Gloves, white gown, mask, Face shield if draining tract Contact log, Routine, Contact clinical supervisor, zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens On cart HyPer Restriction,
Isolation if draining tracts are apparent
Calici Cats No Direct contact, aerosol droplets Gloves, white gown Routine On cart, in cage Hyper Isolation
Calici, High path. Cats No Direct contact, aerosol, droplets Gloves, white gown Routine No Transport Remains in Isolation Hyper Isolation
Campylobacteriosis Dogs, cats Yes fecal oral, contact with environmental surfaces Gloves, blue gown Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens On-cart Hyper Restriction
Canine Distemper Dogs No Aerosol droplets, surface contact Gloves, white gown Routine On-cart Isolation
Canine Influenza Dogs No Aerosol droplets, surface contact, linens, fomites Gloves, white gown, shoe covers, head cover Routine No transport Hyper Isolation
Chlamydia Cats No Aerosol droplets, surface contact Gloves, white gown Routine On-cart, in cage Hyper Isolation
Coccidioidomycosis All No Direct contact with infected fluids, dressing Gloves, Handle contaminated materials as infectious Routine, Call hospital epidemiologist to report to state Routine HyPer Restriction
Coronavirus enteritis Dogs No Fecal-oral Gloves, white gown Routine On-cart, in cage Hyper Isolation
Cryptosporidiosis All Yes Fecal-oral Gloves, mask, white gown, shoe covers, head cover Contact log, Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens No transport Hyper Isolation
Cryptococcosis All No Respiratory, inhalation of spores Gloves Routine Routine Hyper Normal
Dermatophytosis All Yes Hair, dander, fomites- bedding, linens, Gloves, white gown, shoe covers, head cover Contact Log, Handle contaminated materials as infectious, Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens On cart, in cage Isolation
Ehrlichiosis Dogs Yes Tick-associated Routine Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens Routine Hyper Normal
Feline Immunodeficiency virus Cats No Secretions, saliva, bites Routine Routine Routine Hyper Normal
Feline leukemia virus Cats No Secretions, direct contact Routine Routine Routine Hyper Normal
Feline Panleukopenia Cats No Fecal oral Gloves, imperviou gown Infectious disease Limit transport in hospital, on cart Accel or bleach Isolation
Giardiasis All species Yes Fecal oral Gloves, blue gown Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens Routine Hyper Restriction
Histoplasmosis All species No Respiratory, Inhalation of spores, Routine Routine Routine Hyper Routine
Herpes Cats No Direct contact, aerosol droplets Gloves, white gown Routine On cart, in cage Hyper Isolation
Infectious canine hepatitis Dogs No Body fluids, environmental surfaces Gloves, white gown, shoe covers, head cover Handle contaminated materials as infectious On cart Hyper Isolation
Infectious canine tracheobronchitis Dogs No Aerosol, environmental surfaces Gloves, white gown, shoe covers, head cover Handle contaminated materials as infectious No transport in hospital Hyper Isolation
Leptospirosis All Yes Body secretions, urine, blood Gloves, white gown, face shield Contact log on cage, Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens On-cart Hyper Restriction
Mycobacterium All Yes Direct contact, aerosol droplets Gloves, mask, white gown Contact log on cage, Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens On-cart Hyper Isolation
Mycoplasma All No Inhalation Routine Gloves Routine Routine Hyper Normal
Parvovirus enteritis Dogs No Fecal oral, environmental surfaces Gloves, white gown Routine On-cart Hyper Isolation
Rabies All mammals Yes Bites, scratch Gloves, gown, mask, shield, shoe covers, head cover Contact log, Routine, Contact clinical supervisor, Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens No transport Hyper Restriction,Isolation, if confirmed
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Dogs Yes Tick associated Routine Gloves Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens Routine Hyper Restriction
Rotavirus Dogs No Fecal oral, environmental surfaces Gloves, white gown Routine On-cart Hyper Isolation
Salmonellosis All Yes Fecal oral, environmental surfaces Gloves, white gown, Mask, Shoe covers Contact log on cage, Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens No transport in hospital Hyper Isolation
Sarcoptic mange Dogs Yes Skin, hair, fomites Gloves, blue gown, Contact log, Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens On-cart Hyper Restriction
Sporotrichosis Cats Yes Cutaneous inoculation, contact with exudate, scratch Gloves, blue gown (covering arms) Contact log, Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens On-cart Hyper Restriction
Toxoplasmosis Cats Yes, Preg, ImmC Fecal oral Gloves, blue gown Zoonotic sticker on lab. specimens On-cart Hyper Restriction
Transmissible venereal tumor Dogs No Direct contact, urine Gloves, blue gown Routine Routine Hyper Normal

 

 

 

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