Sampling for FMD diagnosis: The role of veterinarians and veterinary paraprofessionals
Veterinarians and veterinary paraprofessionals play an active role in sampling to help control the outbreak of foot and mouth disease. Collecting appropriate samples (epithelial tissue, blood, etc.) is critical for foot and mouth disease (FMD) diagnosis of suspected cases. Timely detection plays a crucial role in managing and possibly stopping FMD outbreaks.
This document explores the stages of sampling for FMD diagnosis sampling.