Volume 15, Number 11—November 2009
Risk of Importing Zoonotic Diseases through Wildlife Trade, United States
|Genus (common name)||No. (%) risk zoonoses|
|Canis (dogs)||14 (52)|
|Felis (cats)||14 (52)|
|Rattus (rats)||13 (48)|
|Equus (horses)||11 (41)|
|Macaca (macaques)||10 (37)|
|Lepus (rabbits and hares)||10 (37)|
|Ovis (sheep)||9 (33)|
|Vulpes (foxes)||9 (33)|
*Risk zoonoses, relevant zoonotic diseases at risk for importation into the United States; n = 27.
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