The Infection Process in Zoonoses and Sapronoses

  • Zdenek Hubálek
  • Ivo Rudolf


The basic facts of infectology relevant for the study of microbial zoonoses and sapronoses are briefly summarized in this chapter. The infection process is an interaction between the pathogenic microorganism and the host’s organism (macroorganism) which started by entry of the microbial agent in the host’s body.


Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Francisella Tularensis Coxiella Burnetii Variable Surface Glycoprotein Corynebacterium Diphtheriae 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Vertebrate Biology, v.v.i.Academy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicBrnoCzech Republic
  2. 2.Faculty of Science, Institute of Experimental BiologyMasaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic

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