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Wildlife disease surveillance is the first line of defence against infectious disease. Fluctuations in host populations and disease prevalence are a k...Read more
Sex-based differences in physiology, behaviour and demography commonly result in differences in disease prevalence. However, sex differences in preval...Read more
It is generally thought that the intensification of farming will result in higher disease prevalences, although there is little specific modelling tes...Read more
Disease epidemics typically begin as an outbreak of a relatively small, spatially explicit population of infected individuals (focus), in which diseas...Read more
1. Given the public health, economic and conservation implications of zoonotic diseases, their effective surveillance is of paramount importance. The ...Read more
An individual-based stochastic simulation model was used to investigate the control of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in the European badger Meles meles. Ne...Read more
In managing plant diseases, there is often tension between a regulator seeking to destroy infected plants to prevent further infection on a national s...Read more
In recent years bovine tuberculosis (TB) incidence in cattle has been increasing in south-west England. The European badger Meles meles is implicated ...Read more
Pathogens can cause host extinction, affect population dynamics and influence natural selection. Host susceptibility to pathogens can vary by species,...Read more
The causative bacterium of Lyme disease, Borrelia burgdorferi, expanded from an undetected human pathogen into the etiologic agent of the most common ...Read more