|Risk to animals?
Mar 28, 2001
Do any of the opportunistic diseases that one may contract pose a risk to animals, cats in particular? I am concerned at the moment about infections during ARS such as meningitis or encephalitis. Thanks again!
Response from Dr. Feinberg
None of the OIs pose a specific risk for pets. Although animals can also get cryptosporidiosis, I think it is unlikely that they would pick this up from humans. Kittens can carry toxoplasmosis but don't get sick from it and don't get it from humans.
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