Funding for this research was provided by:
Academic Health Center, University of Minnesota
Received: 22 January 2018
Accepted: 24 May 2018
First Online: 1 June 2018
: SO is a PhD candidate with interest in epidemiology and diagnostics for Animal and zoonotic viruses. KVW is an assistant professor at the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota, CN is an MSc candidate with interest in epidemiology and molecular biology, AM is a PhD candidate studying epidemiology of animal viruses in Uganda, ARAO is the assistant commissioner diagnostics and epidemiology at the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries Uganda, NN is the assistant commissioner disease control at the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries Uganda, RM is a Senior Veterinary Officer-epidemiology at the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries Uganda, FNM is a professor of Veterinary virology at Makerere University with vast experience in epidemiology and diagnosis of livestock diseases.
: Written consent was obtained from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), department of Epidemiology to carry out this study, using data collected by them.
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