Comparison of three methods of surveillance with application to the detection of Johne's disease seropositivity in Texas cattle.

@article{Pearce2008ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of three methods of surveillance with application to the detection of Johne's disease seropositivity in Texas cattle.},
  author={Brielle H. Pearce and Geoffrey T Fosgate and Michael P Ward and Allen J. Roussel and B. C. Norby and Saraya Tavornpanich and Dee Ellis},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={86 1-2},
  pages={
          1-7
        }
}
Surveillance and monitoring are important for measuring the level of disease in a population, documenting changes in prevalence over time, determining high-risk areas for implementation of control measures, eradicating disease, and documenting freedom from disease. The documentation of freedom from disease has importance for international trade and the resumption of production after an outbreak. Johne's disease (JD) is an example of an endemic disease of cattle that has variable prevalence… CONTINUE READING
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