Journal article

Applying Bayesian network modelling to understand the links between on-farm biosecurity practice during the 2007 equine influenza outbreak and horse managers' perceptions of a subsequent outbreak

Simon M Firestone, Fraser I Lewis, Kathrin Schemann, Michael P Ward, Jenny-Ann LML Toribio, Melanie R Taylor, Navneet K Dhand

Preventive Veterinary Medicine | ELSEVIER | Published : 2014

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC)


Awarded by Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases (ABCRC)


Awarded by Swiss National Science Foundation


Funding Acknowledgements

This research was jointly funded by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC), the Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases (ABCRC) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (Grant: IZK0Z3_140188). The authors are grateful for access to the 'edward' high performance computing cluster at the University of Melbourne and systems administrative support, and also for the time and cooperation of the horse premises owners and managers interviewed, the NSW DPI for making the equine influenza dataset available, and the following individuals for contributions to data compilation: Barbara Moloney (NSW DPI), Nina Kung (QLD DPIF), Brendan Cowled (AusVet) and Graeme Garner (DAFF).