veterinary epidemiology terminology & definitions

Dictionary of Veterinary Epidemiology

Edited by Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt & Bernard Toma (1999)

Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort
College of Veterinary Medicine North Carolina State University

with the support of the Office of International des Epizooties (OIE)

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An expanded translation of Glossaire d'Epidemiologie Animale, published by Editions du Point Veterinaire in 1991. Defines epidemiological terms and some from such related fields as pathology, statistics, economics, ecology, and preventive medicine that might be used or found in veterinary epidemiology. Most entries include an example of the term's use and comments and are highly cross-referenced.

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This dictionary is the first English-language source of definitions of epidemiological terminology used by epidemiologists, animal health specialists and veterinarians worldwide. It is a huge treatise on the study and practice of veterinary epidemiology.

In addition to the translators, the text has nine editors, two associate editors, and 55 contributors - veterinary medicine experts - from the United States, Canada, Belgium, and the United Kingdom.

Despite the technical complexity of the subject, the contents are very clearly and succinctly presented and also well-illustrated with tables, graphs & diagrams.

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