Essays about: "Classical swine fever"

Found 3 essays containing the words Classical swine fever.

  1. 1. African swine fever in Uganda : description of a recent outbreak and possible differential diagnoses

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Malin Andersson; [2011]
    Keywords : African swine fever; Classical swine fever; Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory syndrome; Uganda;

    Abstract : This study had two different aims. The main aim was to investigate the dynamics and impact of African swine fever (ASF) on a farm in Uganda during a recent outbreak through a case study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Methodology in recording data on pig health and production in the Lao People's Democratic Republic : experiences from a surveillance programme on classical swine fever in lowland villages in Bolikhamxay Province, Lao PDR

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Kristina Osbjer; [2006]
    Keywords : classical swine fever; Lao PDR; minor field study; pig husbandry; female farmers; gender; epidemiology.;

    Abstract : Improved animal health and alleviation of livestock diseases with high impact in developing countries have direct effects on poverty reduction as livestock has been estimated to account for 70% of the livelihoods of the world's poor. In Lao PDR 85% of the population lives in areas dependent on agriculture, and sale of livestock is estimated to account for their largest cash income. READ MORE

  3. 3. Graph theory in veterinary epidemiology : modelling an outbreak of classical swine fever

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ruminant Medicine and Veterinary Epidemiology

    Author : Stefan Widgren; [2004]
    Keywords : graph theory; modelling; swine fever;

    Abstract : One objective of this study has been to demonstrate how graph theory can be a useful tool for intervention in the case of an outbreak of a contagious disease. By using graph theory algorithms on data from the Swedish surveillance network system (Grisregistret) and combining this with the power of graph layout engines for visualization of interherd movements, valuable information can rapidly be provided from data that is easily available. READ MORE