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Record number 377041
Title Epidemiological analysis of the 2006 bluetongue virus serotype 8 epidemic nin North-Western Europe : distribution and dynamics of vector species
Author(s) Elbers, A.R.W.; Mintiens, K.; Gerbier, G.; Spek, A.N. van der; Meroc, E.; Zientara, S.; Rijn, P.A. van
Source [S.l.] : S.n. - 9
Department(s) CIDC - Division Virology
CVI - Division Virology
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2007
Keyword(s) schapenhouderij - veehouderij - bluetonguevirus - infectieziekten - dierziekten - besmetting - epidemiologische onderzoeken - nederland - belgië - frankrijk - sheep farming - livestock farming - bluetongue virus - infectious diseases - animal diseases - contamination - epidemiological surveys - netherlands - belgium - france
Categories Infectious Diseases / Small Ruminants (Sheep and Goats) / Cattle
Abstract For the development of surveillance programs in the aftermath of the epidemic it is important to know what is to be expected on the distribution of infection within livestock herds. Livestock herds are epidemiological units within geographical compartments in a country from which (sentinel) animals are sampled to determine the infection status. Sample size calculations to detect to disease or estimate prevalence of disease are dependent on the a priori prevalence of disease to be expected after introduction into a animal herd. The objective of this investigation was to describe the distribution of laboratory confirmed infection (serology and PCR) in infected cattle and sheep herds in the affected countries France, Belgium and the Netherlands
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