The_Veterinarian_Role_In_Public_Practice

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Unformatted text preview: The Veterinarian’s Role In Public Practice Who is the Public Veterinarian’s Client? • 6.5 B people around the world – 95.4% which live outside the US – 4.6 % which live in the US • 300 million in the US Who are the public veterinarian’s patients? World Livestock • 1.4 B Cattle • 950 m Swine • 1 B Sheep • ?? Chickens US Livestock • 100 m Cattle • 8.1 B Chickens • 60 m Swine • 300 m Turkeys • 8.9 m Sheep What does a public veterinarian do? Disease surveillance • 1700 infectious diseases in humans • 50% are zoonotic • Epidemiology Disease Control • Testing – Tuberculosis • Quarantine – Tuberculosis, Foot-and- Mouth, BSE • Eradication programs – Pseudorabies, Tuberculosis, Brucellosis Public Health Programs • Mosquito control • Water quality • Air quality Disaster Preparedness • Agri-terrorism • Bioterrorism – Foot and mouth Food Safety • Meat Inspection • Residue avoidance Who employs the Public Veterinarian? Veterinarian?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course VM 101 taught by Professor Dr.ames during the Spring '09 term at Michigan State University.

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