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Epidemiologic and Other Analyses of Avian Influenza Affected Poultry Flocks

Analysis of epidemiologic surveys conducted at case and control premises after an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) was detected in March 2020, in the States of North Carolina and South Carolina.
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HPAI Virus Elimination: Per-Cubic-Yard Flat Rates for Table Egg Laying Bird Barns and Per-Square-Feet for Table Egg Storage and Processing Facilities

HPAI Virus Elimination: Per-Square-Foot Flat Rates for Floor-Raised Poultry

When a poultry facility becomes infected with avian influenza, virus elimination is a crucial step in the recovery process. The cleaning and disinfection practices used to achieve virus elimination should be cost effective (APHIS Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Red Book).

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Potential Uses of a rRT-PCR Assay for FMD in Bulk-Tank Milk in the United States

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is one of the most contagious viral diseases of cattle and other cloven-hooved animals. If FMD were to occur in the United States, it would be imperative for response agencies to identify infected animals and restrict movement to prevent further spread of the disease. 


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Ranched Bison in the United States

A look at health and management practices on U.S. bison operations.  2014 Story Map. 

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General CEAH Information

Center for Epidemiology and Animal Health (CEAH) is a world-renowned science center within Veterinary Services.
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Animal Health Surveillance in the United States
National Animal Health Reporting System (NAHRS)

These programs conduct or contribute to animal health surveillance in the United States
Reports fanned out National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS)

Documents and Studies related to the health and health management of United States domestic livestock and poultry populations.

Animal Health Risk Identification

Risk Identification examines all aspects of host, agent, and environmental interactions affecting animal health and veterinary public health with a special focus on emerging diseases
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