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Key concepts for wildlife disease risk analysis

Travis, D., MacDiarmid, S., Warren, K., Holyoake, C., Kock, R., Jakob-Hoff, R., Langstaff, I. and Skerratt, L. (2014) Key concepts for wildlife disease risk analysis. In: Jakob-Hoff, R.M., MacDiarmid, S.C., Lees, C., Miller, P.S., Travis, D. and Kock, R., (eds.) Manual of Procedures for Wildlife Disease Risk Analysis. OIE and IUCN, pp. 17-20.

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People with a range of backgrounds and perspectives may apply disease risk analysis (DRA) to a broad spectrum of situations. To be successful, this Manual must communicate its contents effectively and consistently to all of these groups. In pursuit of this goal, we begin by describing a number of key concepts. Gaining an understanding of these is an important precursor to understanding the science and practice of disease risk analysis.

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Publisher: OIE and IUCN
Copyright: © Co-published by the OIE and IUCN, 2014
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