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Understanding and Managing Zoonotic Risk in the New Livestock Industries

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BACKGROUND: In many parts of the world, livestock production is undergoing a process of rapid intensification. The health implications of this development are uncertain. Intensification creates cheaper products, allowing more people to access animal-based foods. However, some practices associated with intensification may contribute to zoonotic disease emergence and spread: for example, the sustained use of antibiotics, concentration of animals in confined units, and long distances and frequen...

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Published
Peer review status:
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10.1289/ehp.1206001

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Publisher:
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Publisher's website
Journal:
Environmental Health Perspectives Journal website
Volume:
121
Issue:
8
Pages:
873-877
Publication date:
2013-08-01
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EISSN:
1552-9924
ISSN:
0091-6765
Source identifiers:
401859
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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