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A scrapie epidemic in Cyprus.

Abstract:

Scrapie is endemic in the sheep flocks of many countries, but good epidemiological information on this disease is scarce. Data on the initial stages of an epidemic are even more rare. We describe the ongoing epidemic of scrapie in Cyprus that has been tracked since it began in the mid-1980s. The early stages of the spread of scrapie from farm to farm, between 1985 and 2000, is analysed with a simple mathematical model. The flock-to-flock basic reproductive number (R0) for the spread of scrapi...

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10.1017/s0950268804002110

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Epidemiology and infection
Volume:
132
Issue:
4
Pages:
751-760
Publication date:
2004-08-01
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EISSN:
1469-4409
ISSN:
0950-2688
Source identifiers:
210439
Language:
English
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pubs:210439
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uuid:bcaf58c8-4cc9-423b-83f9-129374932c4b
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pubs:210439
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2013-11-16

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