Christine M Budke
Affiliation: University of Zurich
- Use of disability adjusted life years in the estimation of the disease burden of echinococcosis for a high endemic region of the Tibetan plateauChristine M Budke
Institute for Parasitology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 26a, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:56-64. 2004..This study has clearly shown that the impact of DALYs lost due to echinococcosis, in terms of medical treatment costs, lost income, and physical and social suffering, is likely to be substantial in this highly endemic region of China...
- Economic effects of echinococcosis in a disease-endemic region of the Tibetan PlateauChristine M Budke
Institute of Parasitology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:2-10. 2005..However, cost per DALY averted would be less than 25 U.S. dollars dollars for the human health sector if cost sharing was implemented between the public health and agricultural sectors based on proportional benefit from control...
- Global socioeconomic impact of cystic echinococcosisChristine M Budke
University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Emerg Infect Dis 12:296-303. 2006..This initial valuation demonstrates the necessity for increased monitoring and global control of CE...
- A canine purgation study and risk factor analysis for echinococcosis in a high endemic region of the Tibetan plateauChristine M Budke
Institute for Parasitology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 266a, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Vet Parasitol 127:43-49. 2005..Male dogs were more likely to be infected with Echinococcus spp. than female dogs (P<0.05) and dogs allowed to roam were more likely to be infected with E. multilocularis (P<0.05)...
- Modeling the transmission of Echinococcus granulosus and Echinococcus multilocularis in dogs for a high endemic region of the Tibetan plateauChristine M Budke
Institute of Parasitology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 266a, CH 8057, Zurich, Switzerland
Int J Parasitol 35:163-70. 2005..29-0.77, infections per year for E. multilocularis assuming a 5 month parasite lifespan or 0.85, with a 95% credibility interval of 0.47-1.25 infections per year, assuming a 3 month E. multilocularis lifespan in dogs...
- Latent-class methods to evaluate diagnostics tests for Echinococcus infections in dogsSonja Hartnack
Section of Veterinary Epidemiology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2068. 2013..However, unknown test specificities and sensitivities can be overcome using latent-class analysis with appropriate data...
- Methods for assessing the burden of parasitic zoonoses: echinococcosis and cysticercosisHELENE CARABIN
College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 801 Northeast 13th Street, Room 303, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
Trends Parasitol 21:327-33. 2005..In this article, we review the framework used to assess the burden of cysticercosis and echinococcosis, and the data needed to estimate the extent of the problem for societies...
- Dual infection of animal hosts with different Echinococcus species in the eastern Qinghai-Tibet plateau region of ChinaNing Xiao
Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan
Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:292-4. 2006..shiquicus in the liver. The high susceptibility of some mammalian hosts to the parasites and the high prevalence of the three co-endemic species probably increase the chance of mixed infections in the eastern Tibetan plateau...
- Pasture types and Echinococcus multilocularis, Tibetan communitiesQian Wang
Sichuan Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, Sichuan, People s Republic of China
Emerg Infect Dis 12:1008-10. 2006..This characteristic was linked to a higher prevalence of Echinococcus multilocularis in dogs and indicates that pasture type may affect E. multilocularis transmission...
- Modeling the effect of sterilization rate on owned dog population size in central ItalyAntonio Di Nardo
Reparto Relazione Uomo Animale, Instituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell Abruzzo e del Molise G Caporale, Campo Boario, 64100 Teramo, Italy
Prev Vet Med 82:308-13. 2007..However, if the province of Teramo were to focus on sterilizing female dogs less than 1 year of age, the required sterilization rate to arrest population growth could be reduced to as low as 26%...
- Evaluation of a questionnaire for obtaining owner-perceived, weighted quality-of-life assessments for dogs with spinal cord injuriesChristine M Budke
Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
J Am Vet Med Assoc 233:925-30. 2008..To evaluate a questionnaire for obtaining owner-perceived, weighted quality-oflife assessments for dogs with spinal cord injuries...
- Owner-perceived, weighted quality-of-life assessments in dogs with spinal cord injuriesJonathan M Levine
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 4474, USA
J Am Vet Med Assoc 233:931-5. 2008....