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- Robertson, Ian, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports 2019 v.15 pp. 100264
- Toxoplasma gondii; antibodies; blood serum; cats; confidence interval; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; farmers; farms; flocks; goats; latex agglutination test; odds ratio; regression analysis; risk factors; seroprevalence; sheep; toxoplasmosis; Iraq
- ... Serum samples from 423 small ruminants (335 sheep and 97 goats) from 72 farms in 6 districts in the province of Dohuk, north Iraq, were tested for the presence of antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii using a latex agglutination test (Latex) and an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (iELISA). When the test results were interpreted in parallel, 42.1% (95% confidence interval (CI): 36.7, 47.7 ...
- Robertson, Ian D., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Transboundary and emerging diseases 2019 v.66 no.1 pp. 476-487
- brucellosis; control methods; cost benefit analysis; cost effectiveness; cost estimates; disease control; economic costs; economic impact; economic valuation; emerging diseases; endemic diseases; females; prices; seroprevalence; surveys; vaccination; yaks; China
- ... Brucellosis is considered as an endemic disease in yaks (Bos grunniens) in China, but few economic analyses describing the cost of the disease and potential benefits of control have been reported. The aim of the study was to estimate the economic cost of brucellosis in yaks and the economic value of three control strategies: (a) vaccination; (b) test‐and‐slaughter; and (c) a combination of vaccina ...