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The economic impact of pig-associated parasitic zoonosis in Northern Lao PDR

Abstract:

The parasitic zoonoses human cysticercosis (Taenia solium), taeniasis (other Taenia species) and trichinellosis (Trichinella species) are endemic in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). This study was designed to quantify the economic burden pig-associated zoonotic disease pose in Lao PDR. In particular, the analysis included estimation of the losses in the pork industry as well as losses due to human illness and lost productivity. A Markov-probability based decision-tree model was...

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10.1007/s10393-013-0821-y

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Journal:
EcoHealth
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
54-62
Publication date:
2013-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1612-9210
ISSN:
1612-9202
URN:
uuid:1bfa3497-3293-488f-83e3-3cfbb74985e4
Source identifiers:
405903
Local pid:
pubs:405903

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