Economics of theileriosis control in Zambia.

@article{DHaese1999EconomicsOT,
  title={Economics of theileriosis control in Zambia.},
  author={Leen D'Haese and Kara Penne and R Elyn},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={1999},
  volume={4 9},
  pages={
          A49-57
        }
}
For an economic analysis of theileriosis control, we adopted the total economic cost (TEC) method, which calculates the sum of output losses from tick damage, theileriosis mortality and morbidity, and expenditures for treatment or prevention of the disease. At farm level, the TEC can be minimized by a specific combination of vector control and/or immunization and an acceptable level of losses. Expenditures for vector control include acaricides, construction of dipping or spraying facilities and… CONTINUE READING

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