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Risk factors for new bovine brucellosis infections in Colombian herds
(BMC Veterinary Research, 2019-03-07)
Background Bovine brucellosis is a zoonotic disease that causes substantial economic losses and has a strong impact on public health. The main objective of this paper is to determine the risk factors for new infections ...
A simple method to estimate the number of doses to include in a bank of vaccines. The case of Lumpy Skin Disease in France
(PLoS ONE, 2019-01-25)
A simple method to estimate the size of the vaccine bank needed to control an epidemic of an exotic infectious disease in case of introduction into a country is presented. The method was applied to the case of a Lumpy Skin ...
Myxomatosis and rabbit Haemorrhagic disease: A 30-year study of the occurrence on commercial farms in Spain
In this retrospective study, we describe the relative occurrence of clinical myxomatosis, and rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD), on 1714 commercial farms visited in Spain, between 1988 and 2018. We determined the annual ...
Evaluation of the effectiveness of the surveillance system for tuberculosis in cattle in Spain
In Spain, the eradication of tuberculosis (TB) in cattle has had some setbacks and therefore we need to re-evaluate the current surveillance strategies. The Spanish cattle TB surveillance system consists of three components: ...
Characterization and evolution of countries affected by bovine brucellosis (1996–2014)
(Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019-02-10)
This paper describes the global distribution and temporal evolution of bovine brucellosis due to Brucella abortus during a 19‐year period (1996–2014) using the information officially reported to the World Organisation for ...
Dairy farmers’ decision‐making to implement biosecurity measures: A study of psychosocial factors
(Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019-10-10)
Biosecurity measures are a set of management procedures that prevent the risk of introducing and spreading infectious diseases to a farm, although these measures are rarely implemented in dairy farms. There are some studies ...