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Influence of Exotic Bird and Wildlife Trade on Avian Influenza Transmission Dynamics: Animal-Human Interface

Sigfrido Burgos1,2 and Sergio A. Burgos3
1Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Animal Production and Health Division, Livestock Information, Sector Analysis and Policy Branch (AGAL), Pro-Poor Livestock Policy Initiative (PPLPI) Unit, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100, Rome, Italy 3Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada
Abstract :

Legal and illegal global trade of exotic bird and wildlife facilitates dynamic disease transmission mechanisms that threaten livelihoods, international trade, livestock production and native wildlife populations. Disease outbreaks resulting from exotic bird and wildlife trade have caused substantial economic damage globally. Contacts between wildlife, poultry and humans facilitate inter-species disease

Keywords :
Avian influenza, wildlife trade, disease transmission dynamics, HPAI

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Volume 6, Number 7, - 2007 , ISSN 1682-8356

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