publication . Article . 2010

Participatory Appraisal and Scanning Surveillance Based Contagious Diseases Risk Profile of District Rahim Yar Khan (Pakistan)

Fraz Munir Khan;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2010 Journal: Pakistan Veterinary Journal (issn: 0253-8318, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Abstract
Spatio-temporal prevalence and importance of contagious diseases of livestock in district Rahim Yar Khan (Pakistan) were investigated through conflation of data based upon participatory appraisal and scanning surveillance from January 2007 to August 2009. Results revealed that haemorrhagic septicaemia (HS) and foot and mouth disease (FMD) were the most important diseases of riverine and canal irrigated areas, while FMD and black quarter (BQ) were the most serious and prevalent diseases of Cholistan. FMD was the most prevalent disease of riverine and canal irrigated areas of the district during winter and spring, while FMD and BQ were the most prevalent diseases ...
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free text keywords: Contagious diseases, Disease risk profile, Participatory appraisal, Rahim Yar Khan, Scanning surveillance, Transboundary animal diseases, Animal culture, SF1-1100, Veterinary medicine, SF600-1100
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