Results of the project

List of publications

Introduction to the research project

1: Introduction to the research

Task A: development and standardization of data and methods to identify poultry production areas according to their density, organizational and economic structure and contac structure

2: Changing patterns of poultry production in the European Union
3: Production and consumption of eggs and poultry meat in the European Union
4: Trade in live poultry within the European Union
5: Contact structures of Dutch broiler and layer farms: an Avian Influenza perspective
6: A descriptive analysis of the role of wild birds in the introduction and spread of Avian Influenza in the EU
7: A WebGIS based toolbox to provide an actual database for poultry production in Europe

Task B: identification and quantification of risk-factors for introduction and spread of Avian Influenza at regional and farm level

8: Transmission parameters of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (H7N1) among industrial poultry farms in northern Italy in 1999-2000
9: Risk factors for highly pathogenic H7N1 Avian Influenza virus infection of poultry farms during the 1999-2000 epidemic in Italy
10: Spatial analysis of the 1999-2000 highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (H7N1) epidemic in Nothern Italy
11: Quantitative evaluation of AI vaccination for the control of Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza in north-eastern Italy from 2000 to 2006
12: Avian Influenza A virus (N7H7 epidemic in the Netherlands in 2003: course of the epidemic and effectiveness of control measures
13: Risk factors for the introduction of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza virus into poultry famrs during the epidemic in the Netherlands 2003
14: The role of backyard poultry flocks in the epidemic of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza virus (H&N&) in the Netherlands in 2003
15: Within-flock transmission of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza virus (H7N7 & H7N1) based on Italian and Dutch field data
16: Estimating the day of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (H7N7) virus introduction into a poultry flock based on mortality data
17: Effect of H7N1 vaccination on experimental highly pathogenic Avian Influenza H7N1 infection in turkeys
18: The impact of vaccination on low pathogenicity Avian Influenza (LPAI) virus transmission between farms
19: Explorative study on Avian Influenza risk factors in the EU-27: literature study and expert opinion

Task C: definition, epidemiological and economic analysis of strategies for prevention and control of Avian Influenza

20: Italian experience in the management of a vaccination programme for the control of low pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI) in Italy
21: Emergency response on suspicion of an Avian Influenza outbreak
22: Qualitative GIS-based risk assessment of Avian Influenza introduction and spread in domesticated poulty in EU-27 regions
23: Risk classification of Austrian, Dutch and German poultry farms with regard to the incursion of the Avian Influenza virus
24: Modelling performance of monitoring systems for Avian Influenza
25: Description of parameters used in InterSpread Plus to simulate the spread and control of HPAI in the Dutch commercial poultry sector
26: An epidemiological and economic analysis of control strategies for HPAI outbreaks in the Netherlands
27: Market effects of vaccination and non-vaccination strategies to control HPAI outbreaks in the Netherlands
28: Resource allocation for prevention, monitoring and control of Avian Influenza: a conceptual framework
29: Is prevention better than cure? An emperical investigation for the case of Avian Influenza

General discussion and conclusions

30: General discussion and conclusions