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Neglected zoonotic diseases: Chlamydia and Rickettsia infections

Marta Pérez Sancho defended this presentation at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Complutense University of Madrid in order to obtain the Master of Research

June 27th, 2008

According to the OIE, zoonoses are those diseases and infections naturally transmitted between vertebrate animals and humans. The vast majority are not priorities in health systems nationally and internationally and are therefore classified as Neglected. These diseases include chlamydial and rickettsial diseases, pathologies purpose of this study. In this research period we have focused on the study of Chlamydophila psittaci in the city of Madrid, although we have initiated the study of Rickettsia spp. There has been development of molecular techniques for detection of these pathogens first assess the role of vectors (peridomestic animals, arthropods) in the epidemiology of these diseases

Marta Pérez Sancho

TITLE: Zoonosis desatendidas (Neglected zoonotic diseases): Clamidiosis y Rickettsiosis

TYPE: Master Thesis

AUTHOR: Marta Pérez Sancho

DIRECTORS: Vela AI. and Goyache J.

DATE: June 27th, 2008



Marta Pérez Sancho. Zoonosis desatendidas (Neglected zoonotic diseases): Clamidiosis y Rickettsiosis. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. June 27th, 2008. (Master Thesis)