Footvax trial: an alternative assessment

Footvax trial: an alternative assessment
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Abstract

The recent letter to the Journal “Reduction of the prevalence of footrot on New Zealand farms by vaccination” highlights the usefulness of `Footvax’ in a footrot control programme. However, the cure rates shown are so high. I wonder why we need to worry about footrot at all. I have taken the liberty to calculate the cure rates for the vaccinates and controls in each trial…

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