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Surveillance Plan: Protocol for the Diagnostic Response to Sick / Dead Animals

This optional section of an outbreak surveillance plan describes how information received concerning sick or dead animals is managed and responded to in an outbreak situation. This protocol addresses:

  • Criteria for determining when to send a diagnostician or refer the case to a private veterinary practitioner,
  • The protocol for recording information received about sick or dead animals, and
  • The protocol for following up on information received about sick or dead animals

Action Items

[Optional] Write the Protocol for the Diagnostic Response to Sick / Dead Animals - Open your draft surveillance plan and modify the information that is already provided in the Miscellaneous Content section. Click here to preview the template content in your browser.

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