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Record number 408802
Title Spread and Control of Rift Valley Fever virus after accidental introduction in the Netherlands: a modelling study.
Author(s) Fischer, E.A.J.; Boender, G.J.; Koeijer, A.A. de; Nodelijk, G.; Roermund, H.J.W. van
Source Lelystad : CVI - 59
Department(s) CVI Diagnostics and Crisis
WIAS
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) veehouderij - riftvalleykoortsvirus - virusziekten - rundveeziekten - schapenziekten - geitenziekten - wiskundige modellen - uitbraken (ziekten) - waarschijnlijkheidsanalyse - livestock farming - rift valley fever virus - viral diseases - cattle diseases - sheep diseases - goat diseases - mathematical models - outbreaks - probability analysis
Categories Infectious Diseases / Cattle / Small Ruminants (Sheep and Goats)
Abstract Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a zoonotic vector-borne infection and causes a potentially severe disease in both humans and young animals. The Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation (EL&I) is interested in the risk of an outbreak of Rift Valley Fever virus (RVFV) for the Netherlands, and more knowledge is needed about the risk of introduction of the virus, the risk of spread (transmission) of the virus in the country once introduced, and the methods for control and surveillance. For this purpose, a mathematical model was developed to study (1) the probability of a RVF outbreak at different days of introduction during the year, (2) the probability of persistence of the infection during the entire year, and (3) outbreak size and duration at different days of introduction during the year.
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