Risk assessment: a model for predicting cross‐species transmission of simian foamy virus from macaques (M. fascicularis) to humans at a monkey temple in Bali, Indonesia

  title={Risk assessment: a model for predicting cross‐species transmission of simian foamy virus from macaques (M. fascicularis) to humans at a monkey temple in Bali, Indonesia},
  author={Gregory A. Engel and Laura L. Hungerford and Lisa Jones-Engel and Dominic A Travis and R. Eberle and Agust{\'i}n Fuentes and Richard Grant and Randall C. Kyes and Michael A. Schillaci},
  journal={American Journal of Primatology},
Contact between humans and nonhuman primates (NHPs) frequently occurs at monkey temples (religious sites that have become associated with free‐ranging populations of NHPs) in Asia, creating the potential for NHP–human disease transmission. In March 2003 a multidisciplinary panel of experts participated in a workshop designed to model the risk of NHP–human pathogen transmission. The panel developed a risk assessment model to describe the likelihood of cross‐species transmission of simian foamy… 

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