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Application of Quantitative Methods in Veterinary Epidemiology

Edited By: JPTM Noordhuizen

Wageningen Academic Publishers

Paperback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 3 | #157480 | ISBN: 9074134890
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About this book

Quantitative epidemiology provides the principles and tools for a better understanding of disease occurrence and spread in (animal) populations, and in particular, diseases with a multifactoral etiology. This book is based upon the findings from a series of workshops and clinics where theory and practical issues concerning quantitative epidemiological issues were addressed. It is not intended as a textbook, but as an aid to self-training. The book contains detailed examples from the field, and answers are given to questions.


Contents 1. Introduction to Epidemiology 2. Current Areas of Application of Epidemiology and Perspectives 3. Principles and Methods of Sampling in Animal Disease Surveys 4. Measurement of Disease Frequency 5. Basics of Observational Studies 6. Multivariate Analysis: Logistic Regression 7. Analysis of Time at Risk (Survival) Data 8. Veterinary Clinical Trials 9. Introduction to Theoretical Epidemiology 10. Veterinary Epidemiology and Foodborne Diseases 11. Animal Health and Economics 12. Monitoring and Surveillance Systems (MOSS)

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