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Name: Gabriel S.
Status: Other
Age: Old
Date: May 11, 2002 

Which are the cat diseases or infections who can be transmitted to humans?

Rabies, Ringworm, Chlamydia, Roundworms, Hookworms

That is about all I can think of.

Phillip Raclyn, DVM

There was a recent inquiry about diseases borne by cats. There is an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association Volume 287(20), the most current issue on "Cat Scratch Diseases" which may add to the response already given.

Vince Calder

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