The descriptive epizootiology of phocine distemper in the UK during 1988/89.

@article{Hall1992TheDE,
  title={The descriptive epizootiology of phocine distemper in the UK during 1988/89.},
  author={Ailsa J Hall and Paddy P. Pomeroy and J Harwood},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={1992},
  volume={115 1-2},
  pages={
          31-44
        }
}
  • Ailsa J Hall, Paddy P. Pomeroy, J Harwood
  • Published in
    The Science of the total…
    1992
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The 'time, place, individual' approach, widely used in characterising human epidemics, was applied to the 1988 phocine distemper virus (PDV) epizootic affecting North Sea seals. Estimates of time of death from 157 (69%) of the 228 dead seals necropsied in 1988 indicated that the number of carcasses which were found more than 14 days post mortem increased as the epizootic progressed. Although information provided by epizootic curves based on when and where carcasses were reported are affected by… CONTINUE READING

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