Modeling the effects of duration and size of the control zones on the consequences of a hypothetical African Swine fever epidemic in Denmark

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Modeling the effects of duration and size of the control zones on the consequences of a hypothetical African Swine fever epidemic in Denmark. / Halasa, Tariq; Bøtner, Anette; Mortensen, Sten; Christensen, Hanne; Wulff, Sisse Birk; Boklund, Anette.

I: Frontiers in Veterinary Science, Bind 5, 49, 19.03.2018.

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Halasa, T, Bøtner, A, Mortensen, S, Christensen, H, Wulff, SB & Boklund, A 2018, 'Modeling the effects of duration and size of the control zones on the consequences of a hypothetical African Swine fever epidemic in Denmark', Frontiers in Veterinary Science, bind 5, 49. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2018.00049

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Halasa, T., Bøtner, A., Mortensen, S., Christensen, H., Wulff, S. B., & Boklund, A. (2018). Modeling the effects of duration and size of the control zones on the consequences of a hypothetical African Swine fever epidemic in Denmark. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 5, [49]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2018.00049

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Halasa T, Bøtner A, Mortensen S, Christensen H, Wulff SB, Boklund A. Modeling the effects of duration and size of the control zones on the consequences of a hypothetical African Swine fever epidemic in Denmark. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2018 mar 19;5. 49. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2018.00049

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Halasa, Tariq ; Bøtner, Anette ; Mortensen, Sten ; Christensen, Hanne ; Wulff, Sisse Birk ; Boklund, Anette. / Modeling the effects of duration and size of the control zones on the consequences of a hypothetical African Swine fever epidemic in Denmark. I: Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 2018 ; Bind 5.

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abstract = "African swine fever (ASF) is a notifiable infectious disease. The disease is endemic in certain regions in Eastern Europe constituting a risk of ASF spread toward Western Europe. Therefore, as part of contingency planning, it is important to continuously explore strategies that can effectively control an epidemic of ASF. A previously published and well documented simulation model for ASF virus spread between herds was used to examine the epidemiologic and economic impacts of the duration and size of the control zones around affected herds. In the current study, scenarios were run, where the duration of the protection and surveillance zones were reduced from 50 and 45 days to 35 and 25 days or to 35 and 25 days, respectively. These scenarios were run with or without enlargement of the surveillance zone around detected herds from 10 to 15 km. The scenarios were also run with only clinical or clinical and serological surveillance of herds within the zones. Sensitivity analysis was conducted on influential input parameters in the model. The model predicts that reducing the duration of the protection and surveillance zones has no impact on the epidemiological consequences of the epidemics, while it may result in a substantial reduction in the total economic losses. In addition, the model predicts that increasing the size of the surveillance zone from 10 to 15 km may reduce both the epidemic duration and the total economic losses, in case of large epidemics. The ranking of the control strategies by the total costs of the epidemics was not influenced by changes of input parameters in the sensitivity analyses.",
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AU - Wulff, Sisse Birk

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