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Foot and mouth disease in the Lao People's Democratic Republic: I. A review of recent outbreaks and lessons from control programmes.

Abstract:

Foot and mouth disease (FMD) causes sporadic disease outbreaks in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). As the Lao PDR is a major thoroughfare for transboundary animal movements, regular FMD outbreaks occur, causing economic hardship for farmers and their families. In this review of the recent history of FMD in the Lao PDR between 1997 and 2006, the authors examine the virological and epidemiological aspects of the disease and appropriate control measures, including the distribution...

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Khounsy, S More by this author
Conlan, JV More by this author
Gleeson, LJ More by this author
Westbury, HA More by this author
Colling, A More by this author
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Journal:
Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics)
Volume:
27
Issue:
3
Pages:
839-849
Publication date:
2008-12-05
EISSN:
1608-0637
ISSN:
0253-1933
URN:
uuid:b0e63ee5-70ce-4d2b-9acc-6a4dfb58301d
Source identifiers:
94640
Local pid:
pubs:94640

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