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Table 3 Possible interventions in disease control programmes. One or more interventions can be combined in an intervention strategy.

From: Epidemiological Concepts Regarding Disease Monitoring and Surveillance

Type of intervention Intervention
Slaughter Stamping out
  Depopulation/repopulation
  Test and slaughter
  Culling
Reduction of contact Quarantine
  Movement restrictions
  All in all out (batch production)
Chemical use Preventive or strategic treatment
  Therapeutic treatment
  Disinfection
  Pesticides
Modification of host resistance Vaccination
  Genetic resistance
Environment and or management control Improved husbandry
  Feeding
  Education
  Biological control
Doing nothing