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    Economic efficiency

    Whether the surveillance system produces the desired effect without wasting resources. Three levels of economic efficiency can be defined: - Optimisation: maximising the net...
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    Case Definition

    A set of uniformly applied criteria for determining whether an individual should be identified as having a particular disease, injury, or other health condition. In...
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    Multidrug Resistance

    Multidrug resistance (MDR) is defined as non‐susceptibility to at least one agent in three or more antimicrobial categories
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    DNA purification

    Extraction of pure DNA from a biological sample
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    Repeatability

    Repeatability is the closeness of agreement between successive and independent results obtained by the same method on identical test material under the same conditions...
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    Knowledge Management

    Knowledge management involves activities related to the capture, use and sharing of knowledge by the organisation. It involves the management both of external linkages and of...
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    One Health Approach

    considers the role of changing environments with regard to infectious and chronic disease risks affecting humans and nonhuman animals.
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    Multiple alignment

    A computational method that lines up, as a set of rows of text, three or more sequences (of DNA, RNA, or proteins) to maximize the identity of overlapping positions while...
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    Schema Markup

    Schema markup is structured data markup, a universally shared language format that helps search engines understand and return the best results for users who are searching for...
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    Multiple Locus Variable Tandem Repeat Analysis (MLVA)

    Multiple-Locus Variable number tandem repeat Analysis (MLVA) is a method used to perform molecular typing of particular microorganisms. It utilizes the naturally occurring...
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    Primary Case

    An individual who contracted infection through direct contact with the primary vehicle or source of infection.
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    Zoonotic Infection

    Infection that causes disease in human populations but can be perpetuated solely in nonhuman host animals (e.g., bubonic plague); may be enzootic.
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    Contaminant

    A contaminant is any substance not intentionally added to food which is present in such food as a result of the production (including operations carried out in crop husbandry,...
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    Probable Case Definition

    Term not used in this sector
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    Preventive Measures

    To prevent and when necessary to respond to food safety incidents a national food control system should encompass the core elements of prevention, intervention and response.
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    Stage Instar

    An instar is a developmental stage of arthropods, such as insects, between each moult until sexual maturity is reached
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    Food Suitability

    Assurance that food is acceptable for human consumption according to its intended use.
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    Hazard

    Inherent capability of an agent or a situation to have an adverse effect. A factor or exposure that may adversely affect health. Loosely, in lay speech a synonym for RISK; in...
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    Official Detention

    The procedure by which the competent authority ensures that feed or food is not moved or tampered with pending a decision on its destination; it includes storage by feed and...
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    Official Control

    Any form of control that the competent authority or the Community performs for the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules
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