EFSA Journal

EFSA publishes all its scientific outputs, including its scientific opinions, in the EFSA Journal. It also issues a range of supporting publications. See also Definitions of EFSA Scientific Outputs and Supporting Publications.

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Sample Size Considerations for Hierarchical Populations

In applied sciences in general, and in particular when dealing with animal health and welfare assessments, one is often confronted with the collection of correlated data (not independent data). This generic term embraces a multitude of data structures, su ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
02 July 2013

Assessing Risk of Introduction via Import

A quantitative approach to estimate the likelihood of introduction of an infectious disease agent into a disease-free country through the movement of animals is essential to assess the risk of introduction of such disease agent. This approach was used to ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
19 April 2012

Simulation-based approach for early detection of FMD in wild boar

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a viral disease primarily of cloven-hoofed animals that can profoundly affect animal husbandry by evolving into severe epidemics that reduce the productivity of susceptible livestock.. Hunting activities are considered valu ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
17 April 2012

Simulation-based assessment on Microbiological Process Hygiene Criteria

A simulation exercise was performed to contribute to the assessment of the impact of Salmonella spp. on public health. The aim of this simulation approach was to investigate the effect of the prevalence of contaminated broiler carcasses at slaughterhouse ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
18 February 2011

Quantitative risk assessment of Salmonella Enteritidis in shell eggs

Prevalences in terms of the number of eggs contaminated (internally and externally) with Salmonella Enteritidis per million are presented based on a 2 stage Bayesian model. The first stage estimates the average flock prevalence over laying period in the p ...

Scientific Report of EFSA
20 April 2010

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