5. APPENDICES

5.1 APPENDIX 1 - COMMON SPECIES-ASSOCIATED ZOONOSES

(a) Rodents and Rabbits  
Salmonella Parainfluenza virus (sendai virus)
Giardia Leptospirosis
Cryptosporidia Encephalomyocarditis virus
Ringworm Mixed aerobic/anaerobic infections which may result from bites, eg rat bite fever
(b) Cats  
Toxoplasmosis Cat scratch fever
Ringworm Toxocara cati
Toxascaris leonina Chlamydia psittaci
Sporothrix schenckii Assorted cryptosporidia
Cat bites may become infected with anaerobic bacteria & other organisms (e.g. Pasteurella)
(c) Birds (including poultry)  
Chlamydia psittaci Lice
Salmonella  
(d) Sheep  
Q fever Salmonella
Anthrax Dermatophilus
Listeria monocytogenes Campylobacter spp.
Orf Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis
(e) Cattle  
Leptospirosis Q fever
Ringworm Cryptosporidia
Ascarid allergy Pseudocowpox (milker's nodule, papular stomatitis)
(f) Dogs  
Hydatidosis Ringworm
Toxocara canis Mites
Bites Salmonella 
Streptobacillus Moniliforms
(g) Pigs  
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae Ringworm 
Salmonella Ascarid allergy
Sarcoptes Encephalomyocarditis virus (potential)
Brucella suis Streptococcus suis
Cryptosporidia Balantidium coli
(h) Primates  
Herpes virus simiae (B virus) Hepatitis A
Yaba virus Cytomegalovirus
Poliomyelitis virus Tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis)
Shigella Salmonella 
Giardia Balantidium coli
Entamoeba histolytica Sarcoptes
i) Horses
Hendra virus
j) Fruit Bats/Flying Foxes
Australian bat lyssavirus

5.2 APPENDIX 2 - AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS FOR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING & EQUIPMENT

  • AS 1715 - Selection use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment
  • AS 1716 - Respiratory protective devices
  • AS 2161 series - Occupational protective gloves
  • AS 2210.1 - Safety, protective and occupational footwear - Guide to selection, care & use
  • AS 1336 - Recommended practices for occupational eye
    protection
  • AS 2243.3 - Safety in Laboratories - Microbiological aspects and containment facilities
  • AS 2252 series - Biological Safety Cabinets
  • AS 2647 - Biological Safety Cabinets - Installation and Use.

(Contact the OHS Office for further information and advice on selection of appropriate equipment)