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Field efficacy trials with sylvatic plague vaccine

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
2013-06-01
End Date
2016-09-30

Citation

Katherine Richgels, Robin Russell, and Tonie Rocke, 2017, Field efficacy trials with sylvatic plague vaccine: U.S. Geological Survey data release, http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7B56GXM.

Summary

These data were collected as part of a field trial to test the efficacy of a sylvatic plague vaccine. Treatment and control sites were selected randomly from the available sites at each location. Site pairs were a minimum of 20 acres, (with a few exceptions). Prairie dog trapping took place a minimum of two weeks post-baiting and trapping procedures were approved by the NWHC Animal Care and Use Committee as well as individual states as required.

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Tonie E Rocke
Originator :
Katherine L Richgels, Robin E Russell, Tonie E Rocke
Metadata Contact :
Tonie E Rocke
Distributor :
GS ScienceBase

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CPUE.data_slvatic plague.csv 7.78 KB
Field_efficacy_trials_with_sylvatic_plague_vaccine.xml
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Purpose

The data were collected to provide an index of abundance on SPV treated sites versus untreated sites.

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