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Epidemiology for Field Veterinarians: An Introduction

Handbook / Manual

By: Evan Sergeant(Author), Nigel Perkins(Author)

256 pages, Illustrations

CABI Publishing

Paperback | Jun 2015 | #199724 | ISBN-13: 9781845936914
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Hardback | Jun 2015 | #222766 | ISBN-13: 9781845936839
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About this book

Intended as an introduction for veterinarians and other animal health professionals interested in and wishing to apply epidemiological methods in their day-to-day work, this book provides a practical guide for those new to the field. Its applied focus covers the principles of epidemiology in real world situations and practical implementation of disease outbreak investigation, for both emerging and endemic diseases. Techniques and methods are discussed, supported by case studies and practical examples to illustrate their application. The book is clearly written and accessible, providing readers with practical information and encouraging the development of problem-solving skills. It is an essential handbook for veterinary surgeons and students and those involved in animal health, food safety and epidemiology.


1. What is Epidemiology?
2. The Epidemiological Approach
3. Investigating Disease Outbreaks
4. Epidemiologic Methods
5. Animal Health Surveillance
6. Animal Health Programs
7. Risk Analysis
8. Wildlife Disease Investigation
9. Zoonotic Diseases

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