This document is a proactive semi-qualitative Risk Assessment (RA) that seeks to evaluate the risk that movement of live pigs during a foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in the swine industry in the United States will result in the spread of FMD virus (FMDv) to other premises with swine. This assessment evaluates risks of FMDv spread associated with: the movement of weaned pigs originating from a Monitored Premises within, into, and outside a Control Area.
Performed as part of a cooperative agreement between USDA:APHIS:VS Fort Collins, CO and University of Minnesota Secure Food Systems Team.
Cardona, Carol; Culhane, Marie; Goldsmith, Timothy; Iglesias, Irene; Soininen, Riikka; Patterson, Gilbert; Sampedro, Fernando; VanderWaal, Kimberly; Vesterinen, Heidi; Walz, Emily.
An Assessment of the Risk Associated with the Movement of Weaned Pigs Within, Into, and Outside of a Control Area during a Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak in the United States.
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