Identification

Author

Ketusing N, Reeves A, Portacci K, Yano T, Olea-Popelka F, et al.

Title

Evaluation of strategies for the eradication of Pseudorabies Virus (Aujeszky's Disease) in commercial swine farms in Chiang-Mai and Lampoon provinces, Thailand, using a simulation disease spread model

Year

2011

Publication type

Article

Journal

Transboundary and Emerging Diseases

Created

2013-06-19 19:06:56+00:00

Modified

2016-07-27 16:51:41.798397+00:00

Details

Volume

61

Number

2

Access

Language

English

URL http://www.aaronreeves.com/system/files/papers/Ketusing_et_al-inpress-PseudorabiesInThailand.pdf
DOI

10.1111/tbed.12017

Accessed

2016-07-13

Extended information

Abstract

Several strategies for eradicating Pseudorabies virus (Aujeszky’s disease) in Chiang-Mai and Lampoon Provinces, Thailand, were compared using a computer simulation model, the North American Animal Disease Spread Model (NAADSM). The duration of the outbreak, the number of affected herds and the number of destroyed herds were compared during these simulated outbreaks. Depopulation, zoning for restricted movement and improved detection and vaccination strategies were assessed. The most effective strategies to eradicate Pseudorabies as per the findings from this study are applying depopulation strategies with MOVEMENT RESTRICTIONS in 3-, 8- and 16-km ZONES surrounding infected herds and enhancing the eradication with vaccination campaign on 16-km radius surrounding infected herds.