Microbial forensics for natural and intentional incidents of infectious disease involving animals.

@article{Mcewen2006MicrobialFF,
  title={Microbial forensics for natural and intentional incidents of infectious disease involving animals.},
  author={S. Mcewen and T. M. Wilson and D. Ashford and E. Heegaard and B. Kournikakis},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          329-39
        }
}
  • S. Mcewen, T. M. Wilson, +2 authors B. Kournikakis
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Revue scientifique et technique
  • Microbial forensics is a relatively new scientific discipline dedicated to analysing microbiological evidence from a crime for attribution purposes. It builds on traditional microbiology and epidemiology but within a legal framework. Important motives for forensic investigations include interdiction of criminals, prosecution of justice, and ideally, deterrence of others from committing similar acts. Forensic capabilities in animal health should focus on building capacity for detection and… CONTINUE READING
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