Diseases which are imported into a country in which they do not otherwise occur is: (AIPG 09)
|D||None of the above|
Exotic:Disease imported into a country
Epizootic:Epidemic of disease in an animal population, e.g. anthrax, brucellosis, rabies, influenza etc Enzootic: Endemic occurring in animals, e.g. anthrax, rabies, brucellosis, bovine tuberculosis endemic tick typhus etc.
Zoonosis (from vertebrate animals to man)
- Anthropozoonoses: From animals to man, e.g. rabies, plague, hydatid disease, anthrax, trichinosis etc.
- Zooanthroponoses: Infections transmitted from man to vertebrate animals, e.g. human tuberculosis in cattle
Amphigenesis: Infections maintained in both man and lower vertebrate animals that may be transmitted in either direction, e.g. T.cruzi and S. japonicum