Veterinarians’ attitudes towards infection control practices

Navneet Dhand, Karen Dowd, Mel Taylor, Claire Hooker, Jenny-Ann Toribio

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Abstract

Animal health professionals have inherently high risks of exposure to zoonotic diseases. They are likely to be amongst the first people to encounter animals infected with zoonotic pathogens and to engage in high-risk interactions with them. This study was conducted to determine the perceptions of zoonotic diseases risk among Australian veterinarians, the infection control practices they use to protect themselves from zoonotic diseases, and the drivers influencing these perceptions, attitudes and practices.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the District Veterinarian Conference 2013
Place of PublicationArmidale, NSW
PublisherDistrict Veterinarians of New South Wales
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventDistrict Veterinarian Conference 2013 - Armidale, NSW
Duration: 19 Mar 201321 Mar 2013

Conference

ConferenceDistrict Veterinarian Conference 2013
CityArmidale, NSW
Period19/03/1321/03/13

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