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Volume 11, Number 1—January 2005

Hedgehog Zoonoses

Patricia Y. Riley* and Bruno B. Chomel*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA

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Zoonotic and potentially zoonotic viral, bacterial, protozoal, and mycotic zoonoses of hedgehogs

Bacterial Viral Protozoal Mycotic
I. Confirmed zoonotic diseases carried by hedgehogs: Salmonella spp.*
Yersinia pseudotuberculosis†Mycobacterium marinum Rabies
Herpesvirus, including human herpes simplex Trychophyton mentagrophytes 
var. erinacei*Microsporum spp.†
II. Potential zoonotic diseases carried by hedgehogs: Chlamydia psittaciCoxiella burnetiiYersinia pestis Arboviruses
  Tickborne encephalitis
  hemorrhagic fever
  Tahyna virus
  Bhanja virus
Paramyxovirus CryptosporidiumToxoplasma gondii Candida albicans

*Most common zoonoses.
†Common zoonoses.

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