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Foot and mouth disease in the Lao People's Democratic Republic: II. Seroprevalence estimates, using structured surveillance and surveys of abattoirs.

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An examination of the seroprevalence of foot and mouth disease (FMD) virus was conducted in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) from 1996 to 2005, using structured surveillance and abattoir-based studies. Under structured surveillance, seropositivity ranged from 65.7% (Vientiane Capital, 1996) to 3% (Houaphan, 2005) for cattle and buffalo; and from 2.8% (Vientiane Capital, 1998) to 0% in separate studies of pigs. In each study, species composition was significantly associated with ...

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Journal:
Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics)
Volume:
27
Issue:
3
Pages:
851-859
Publication date:
2008-12-05
EISSN:
1608-0637
ISSN:
0253-1933
URN:
uuid:0843e2a9-6284-4ac4-8dd1-5350fd81ea55
Source identifiers:
94641
Local pid:
pubs:94641

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