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The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) Validation Guidelines provide detailed information and examples in support of the OIE validation standard that is published as Chapter 1.1.5 of the Terrestrial Manual, or Chapter 1.1.2 of the Aquatic Manual.
The guidelines (version adopted May 2014) are also available via: http://www.oie.int/fileadmin/Home/eng/Health_standards/tahm/GUIDELINE_3....
Background on the OIE's International Standards, as well as the full OIE Terrestrial and Aquatic Codes and Manual chapters, may be accessed at: http://www.oie.int/international-standard-setting/overview/