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Collection of data by non-professionals in ecopathology surveys.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8038815     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In the course of the surveys carried out by the Centre d'Ecopathologie Animale, the collection of data is performed by interviewers who are specialists in cattle breeding (eg, technicians, veterinary surgeons, and inseminators). This practice improves the reliability of the collected data but gives rise to constraints. To get round these difficulties, a number of methods improving the feasability of surveys by numerous and various interviewers have been developed and adapted: setting up surveys by interdisciplinary groups; preliminary surveys and validation of survey procedures and aids; and training interviewers about the ecopathological approach and the constraints of data collection.
D Calavas; G Rosner; C Ducrot
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Veterinary research     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0928-4249     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Res.     Publication Date:  1994  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-08-23     Completed Date:  1994-08-23     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9309551     Medline TA:  Vet Res     Country:  FRANCE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  98-103     Citation Subset:  IM    
Centre d'Ecopathologie Animale, Villeurbanne, France.
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MeSH Terms
Animal Diseases / epidemiology,  etiology*
Animal Husbandry*
Clinical Protocols
Data Collection / standards*
Follow-Up Studies
Interviews as Topic
Reproducibility of Results
Research Design*
Retrospective Studies

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