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Next generation animal disease screening tools identified by FAZD Center

The US National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense> (FAZD Center) just released the report from its second Agricultural Screening Tools Workshop, entitled: ‘Enhancing Ag Resiliency: The Agricultural Industry Perspective of Utilizing Agricultural Screening Tools’.

This joins the report of the first Agricultural Screening Tools Workshop: ‘Defining the Needs and Requirements for Agricultural Screening Tools’.

‘Agricultural screening tools’ were defined as: “A tool used to detect a potential disease or condition in an animal, group of animals, or animal product. The tool may be used in any phase of an outbreak response, and is not required to be confirmatory (diagnostic) in nature, but rather is intended for rapid initial detection.”

Read more … (FAZD Center)

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