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dc.contributor.authorEltholth, Mahmouden_UK
dc.contributor.authorHegazy, Yameri Mohammeden_UK
dc.contributor.authorEl-Tras, Wael Fen_UK
dc.contributor.authorBruce, Mieghanen_UK
dc.contributor.authorRushton, Jonathanen_UK
dc.description.abstractData for the prevalence of brucellosis in ruminants in Egypt are scarce; recent studies suggest the disease is endemic, with a high prevalence. The aim of this study was to assess the financial costs and the impact of the current control programme on the pattern of brucellosis among ruminants between 1999 and 2011. A univariate binary logistic regression model was used to compare between seropositive proportions for different years for each species. The proportion of seropositive cattle was significantly increased from 2000 to 2004 then significantly decreased from 2005 to 2011. The proportion of seropositive buffalo fluctuated year to year; however, there was a significant increase in 2008 (OR 3.13, 95% CI 2.69–3.66, P < 0.001). There was a decrease in the proportion of seropositive sheep during the study period except in 2001 and 2009 in which there was a significant increase. The proportion of seropositive goats increased in 2000 and 2001, and then decreased from 2002 to 2007. In 2008, there was a significant increase in the seropositive proportion of goats (OR 2.53, 95% CI 2.21–2.90, P < 0.001). The average annual cost for the control programme including testing and compensation was more than US$3 million. The total cost for the control programme including testing and compensation for the period (13 years) between 1999 and 2011 was more than US$40 million, from which more than 56% for cattle. Further studies are required for the effectiveness of the current control strategies and alternative strategies should be considered. The socio-economic impact of brucellosis and its control measures should be investigated.en_UK
dc.relationEltholth M, Hegazy YM, El-Tras WF, Bruce M & Rushton J (2016) Temporal analysis and costs of ruminant brucellosis control programme in Egypt between 1999 and 2011. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 64 (4), pp. 1191-1199.
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dc.titleTemporal analysis and costs of ruminant brucellosis control programme in Egypt between 1999 and 2011en_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
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dc.citation.jtitleTransboundary and Emerging Diseasesen_UK
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dc.contributor.affiliationRoyal Veterinary Collegeen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationKafrelsheik Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationKafrelsheik Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationRoyal Veterinary Collegeen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationRoyal Veterinary Collegeen_UK
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