Open Access Research article

Assessing risk profiles for Salmonella serotypes in breeding pig operations in Portugal using a Bayesian hierarchical model

Carla Correia-Gomes12*, Theodoros Economou3, Denisa Mendonça12, Madalena Vieira-Pinto4 and João Niza-Ribeiro12

Author Affiliations

1 Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar – Universidade do Porto (ICBAS-UP), Population Studies Department, Largo Prof. Abel Salazar, Porto, 2, 4099-003, PORTUGAL

2 Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto (ISPUP), Rua das Taipas, Porto, 135, 4050-600, PORTUGAL

3 CEMS, University of Exeter, Harrison Building, North Park Road, Exeter, EX4 4QF, UK

4 UTAD, Veterinary Science Department, Apartado, Vila Real, 1013, 5001-801, PORTUGAL

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BMC Veterinary Research 2012, 8:226  doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-226

Published: 21 November 2012

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Model framework.

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WinBUGS code for the categorical multilevel model.

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