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Epidemiological differences between sexes affect management efficacy in simulated chronic wasting disease systems.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Rogers, W. & Brandell, E. E. & Cross, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sex-based differences in physiology, behaviour and demography commonly result in differences in disease prevalence. However, sex differences in preval...

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Persistence of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in rabbits: the interplay between horizontal and vertical transmission.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Judge, J. & Davidson, R. S. & Marion, G. & White, P. C. L. & Hutchings, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Paratuberculosis (Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis; Map) is a widespread and difficult disease to control in livestock populations and ...

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Estimating disease transmission in wildlife, with emphasis on leptospirosis and bovine tuberculosis in possums, and effects of fertility control.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Caley, P. & Ramsey, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We present methods for estimating disease transmission coefficients in wildlife using Leptospira interrogans infection (a bacterial disease transmitte...

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A cyclical feeding model for pathogen transmission and its application to determine vectorial capacity from vector infection rates.

Published online: 13 Jul 1991

Authors: Saul, A. J. & Graves, P. M. & Kay, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of disease transmission was formulated which assumed that vector feeding behaviour is cyclical rather than continuous. This model led to equat...

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Building an ecologically founded disease risk prioritization framework for migratory wildlife species based on contact with livestock.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Authors: Khanyari, M. & Robinson, S. & Morgan, E. R. & Brown, T. & Singh, N. J. & Salemgareyev, A. & Zuther, S. & Kock, R. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shared use of rangelands by livestock and wildlife can lead to disease transmission. To align agricultural livelihoods with wildlife conservation, a m...

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Disease transmission between and within species, and the implications for disease control.

Published online: 24 Mar 2004

Authors: Caley, P. & Hone, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disease transmission can occur between and within species for diseases with multiple hosts. If these diseases are undesirable, for economic or health ...

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Woody plant encroachment and the ecology of vector-borne diseases.

Published online: 12 Feb 2022

Authors: Loss, S. R. & Noden, B. H. & Fuhlendorf, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vector-borne diseases (VBDs) impact human and animal health globally, and their ecology and transmission are affected by human-caused ecosystem and bi...

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Host culling as an adaptive management tool for chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer: a modelling study.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Wasserberg, G. & Osnas, E. E. & Rolley, R. E. & Samuel, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Emerging wildlife diseases pose a significant threat to natural and human systems. Because of real or perceived risks of delayed actions, disease mana...

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Linking the vectorial capacity of multiple vectors to observed patterns of West Nile virus transmission.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: McMillan, J. R. & Blakney, R. A. & Mead, D. G. & Koval, W. T. & Coker, S. M. & Waller, L. A. & Kitron, U. & Vazquez-Prokopec, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Theoretical models suggest that increased vector species participation in pathogen transmission significantly increases the prevalence of vector and h...

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Influence of genetic relatedness and spatial proximity on chronic wasting disease infection among female white-tailed deer.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Grear, D. A. & Samuel, M. D. & Scribner, K. T. & Weckworth, B. V. & Langenberg, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Social organization and interactions among individuals are suspected to play important roles in the transmission and potential management of wildlife ...

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