Volume 27, Number 3—March 2021
Implementation of an Animal Sporotrichosis Surveillance and Control Program, Southeastern Brazil
|Category||Classification of identification strategy||Description|
||Euthanasia at CZC
||Cats that had serious injuries suggestive of sporotrichosis were brought by owners for veterinary evaluation at CZC and euthanized because of illness or lack of financial resources for treatment. Sample collection for diagnosis confirmation was conducted at CZC after euthanasia.
||Cats that had suspicious skin lesions were identified by endemic control agents during routine home visits for control of arboviruses. Sample collection for diagnosis confirmation was conducted in households.
||Cats with suspicious skin injuries were brought by owners to CZC for veterinary evaluation. Sample collection for diagnosis confirmation was conducted at CZC.
|4||Public desexing service||Cats with suspicious skin injuries were identified during a clinical examination before the public desexing service at CZC requested by owners. Sample collection for diagnosis confirmation was conducted at CZC before desexing.|
*CZC, Center of Zoonosis Control.
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