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Chapter 2

Safety
OBJeCtIVeS
After reading this chapter, you should be able to:
explain the importance of safety when working and playing with
small animals.
list ten diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans.
describe how to prevent becoming infected by small animals.
describe proper restraint procedures when working with small
animals.
list guidelines for safety when handling dangerous chemicals and
when working with small animals.

terMS tO KNOW
carriers

intermediate hosts

ringworm

cat-scratch fever

intradermal

salmonellosis

Elizabethan collars
or (e-collars)

intramuscular

sternal recumbency

evulsions

lateral recumbency
oocyst

streptococcal
bacteria

immunosuppressive
therapy
immune gamma
globulin

parasite
psittacosis
reservoir
rodents

sustenance
toxoplasmosis
zoonoses
(or zoonotic)

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