Robust surveillance of animal diseases: an application to the detection of bluetongue disease.

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Control of endemic, exotic, and emerging animal diseases critically depends on their early detection and timely management. This paper proposes a novel approach to evaluate alternative surveillance programs based on info-gap theory. A general modeling framework is developed explicitly accounting for severe uncertainty about the incursion, detection, spread… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2012.01.011

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@article{Monteiro2012RobustSO, title={Robust surveillance of animal diseases: an application to the detection of bluetongue disease.}, author={Diogo M Souza Monteiro and L. Roman Carrasco and Lauren Moffitt and Alasdair J. C. Cook}, journal={Preventive veterinary medicine}, year={2012}, volume={105 1-2}, pages={17-24} }