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Introduction

  • Jacques Cabaret
  • Serge Morand
  • François Beaudeau
Chapter

Abstract

Molecular epidemiology can be defined as a focus on the contribution of potential genetic and environmental risk factors, identified at the molecular level, to the etiology, geographic distribution and prevention of disease within and across populations.

Keywords

Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Molecular Epidemiology mecA Gene Evolutionary Epidemiology Hantavirus Species 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacques Cabaret
    • 1
  • Serge Morand
    • 2
    • 3
  • François Beaudeau
    • 4
  1. 1.INRA, UR1282 Infectiologie Animale et Santé PubliqueNouzillyFrance
  2. 2.Institut des Sciences de l’Evolution, CNRS-IRD-UM2, CC65Université Montpellier 2MontpellierFrance
  3. 3.Cirad AGIRsMontpellierFrance
  4. 4.INRA, Oniris, UMR1300 Bio-agression, épidémiologie et analyse de risque en santé animaleNantesFrance

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