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Epidemiology for field veterinarians: an introduction.

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This book contains chapters on advanced and complex epidemiology applications that specialize in areas such as simulation modelling of disease outbreaks, spatial epidemiology, quantitative techniques for analyzing large and complex datasets and risk analysis. This book should be of value to private veterinarians and to government animal health staff who have responsibility for investigating, contr...

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Chapter 14 (Page no: 247)

Introduction to risk analysis.

In this chapter the framework for risk analysis in livestock health and biosecurity is presented. Highlights focus on the risk analysis of infection entering the country that imports cattle or horses infected with infectious disease such as foot-and-mouth disease and African horse sickness.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) What is epidemiology? Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 11) The epidemiological approach. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 26) Investigating disease outbreaks. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 46) Causality. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 56) Patterns of disease. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 76) Measuring disease frequency. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 89) Diagnosis and screening. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 116) Sampling populations. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 138) Data collection and management. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 156) Exploratory data analysis. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 178) Introduction to statistical principles. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 192) Animal health surveillance. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 230) Regional animal health programmes. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 274) Spatial epidemiology. Author(s): Sergeant, E. Perkins, N.