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Modelling the national scrapie eradication programme in the UK.

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In accordance with a policy to eliminate all transmissible spongiform encephalopathies from the food chain, a national untargeted ram breeding programme to eliminate scrapie in the UK is in the final stages of planning. Here we formulate a model of flock-to-flock scrapie transmission, in order to consider the effect of a targeted breeding programme which is in the early stages of consideration. We estimate the size of the susceptible flock population, and discuss implications for potential co...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Journal:
Mathematical biosciences More from this journal
Volume:
174
Issue:
2
Pages:
61-76
Publication date:
2001-12-01
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EISSN:
1879-3134
ISSN:
0025-5564
Language:
English
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pubs:210254
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uuid:69a060ac-08ad-480d-aa0a-c66b237c4637
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pubs:210254
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210254
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2013-11-16

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