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The ecology of wildlife disease surveillance: demographic and prevalence fluctuations undermine surveillance.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Walton, L. & Marion, G. & Davidson, R. S. & White, P. C. L. & Smith, L. A. & Gavier-Widen, D. & Yon, L. & Hannant, D. & Hutchings, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife disease surveillance is the first line of defence against infectious disease. Fluctuations in host populations and disease prevalence are a k...

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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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Industrial bees: the impact of apicultural intensification on local disease prevalence.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Bartlett, L. J. & Rozins, C. & Brosi, B. J. & Delaplane, K. S. & Roode, J. C. de & White, A. & Wilfert, L. & Boots, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is generally thought that the intensification of farming will result in higher disease prevalences, although there is little specific modelling tes...

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Degree of host susceptibility in the initial disease outbreak influences subsequent epidemic spread.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Severns, P. M. & Estep, L. K. & Sackett, K. E. & Mundt, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disease epidemics typically begin as an outbreak of a relatively small, spatially explicit population of infected individuals (focus), in which diseas...

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A multi-state occupancy modelling framework for robust estimation of disease prevalence in multi-tissue disease systems.

Published online: 29 Jan 2021

Authors: Chaudhary, V. & Wisely, S. M. & Hernández, F. A. & Hines, J. E. & Nichols, J. D. & Oli, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Given the public health, economic and conservation implications of zoonotic diseases, their effective surveillance is of paramount importance. The ...

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A model of bovine tuberculosis in the badger Meles meles: an evaluation of control strategies.

Published online: 24 Sep 2001

Authors: Smith, G. C. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Clifton-Hadley, R. S. & Wilkinson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An individual-based stochastic simulation model was used to investigate the control of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in the European badger Meles meles. Ne...

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Grower and regulator conflict in management of the citrus disease Huanglongbing in Brazil: a modelling study.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Craig, A. P. & Cunniffe, N. J. & Parry, M. & Laranjeira, F. F. & Gilligan, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In managing plant diseases, there is often tension between a regulator seeking to destroy infected plants to prevent further infection on a national s...

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A model of bovine tuberculosis in the badger Meles meles: an evaluation of different vaccination strategies.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Wilkinson, D. & Smith, G. C. & Delahay, R. J. & Cheeseman, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years bovine tuberculosis (TB) incidence in cattle has been increasing in south-west England. The European badger Meles meles is implicated ...

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Pathogen-mediated selection and management implications for white-tailed deer exposed to chronic wasting disease.

Published online: 28 Apr 2022

Authors: Ketz, A. C. & Robinson, S. J. & Johnson, C. J. & Samuel, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pathogens can cause host extinction, affect population dynamics and influence natural selection. Host susceptibility to pathogens can vary by species,...

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Assessing individual patterns of Echinococcus multilocularis infection in urban coyotes: non-invasive genetic sampling as an epidemiological tool.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Liccioli, S. & Rogers, S. & Greco, C. & Kutz, S. J. & Chan, F. & Ruckstuhl, K. E. & Massolo, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In epidemiological studies of wildlife parasites, faecal genotyping has been introduced to prevent bias in estimates of parasite prevalence from faeca...

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