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From the American Veterinary Medicine Association: (this is specifically relating to immunocompromised people, but the info is relevant and thourough...)
The most common infections associated with animals include Toxoplasma gondii, Cryptosporidium spp, Salmonella spp, Campylobacter spp, Giardia sp, Rhodococcus equi, Bartonella (Rochalimaea) spp, Mycobacterium marinum, and Bordetella bronchiseptica. Each of these infections, except for possibly Bartonella spp, may be acquired from sources other than pets.15 The proportion of these infections acquired from pets is not known, but is thought to be small.15 When considering their prevalence and the proportion of cases originating from pet sources, the most common infections acquired by immunocompromised persons from pets apparently are those caused by Salmonella and Campylobacter spp. Theres a TON more info, esp. about specific cat zoonoses, scroll down about halfway. In general, it seems like toxoplasmosis is the main worry. But being careful about hand-washing and not eating cat poop should ease that. http://www.avma.org/reference/zoonosis/znimmpet.asp

http://home.earthlink.net/~featherla.../zoonoses.html
salmonella, bacterial infections, cat scratch disease (Rochalimaea henselae), parasitic diseases....
 
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