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Prioritizing live bird markets at risk of avian influenza H5N1 virus contamination for intervention: A simple tool for low resource settings

Samaan, Gina; Indriani, Risa; Carrasco, Luis R; Lokuge, Kamalini; Cook, Alex R; Kelly, Paul; Adjid, Rma


Live bird markets (LBMs) are at risk of contamination with the avian influenza H5N1 virus. There are a number of methods for prioritizing LBMs for intervention to curb the risk of contamination. Selecting a method depends on diagnostic objective and disease prevalence. In a low resource setting, options for prioritization are constricted by the cost of and resources available for tool development and administration, as well as the resources available for intervention. In this setting, tools can...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Preventive Veterinary Medicine
DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2012.05.017


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