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Examining disease prevalence for species of conservation concern using non-invasive spatial capture-recapture techniques.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Muneza, A. B. & Linden, D. W. & Montgomery, R. A. & Dickman, A. J. & Roloff, G. J. & Macdonald, D. W. & Fennessy, J. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-invasive techniques have long been used to estimate wildlife population abundance and density. However, recent technological breakthroughs have fa...

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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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U.S. geological survey cooperative fish and wildlife research units program - 2016 research abstracts.

Published online: 21 Jun 2017

Authors: Dennerline, D. E. & Childs, D. E.

Content type: Bulletin

This work contains abstracts of the ongoing research investigations of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Resear...

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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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Invasive pathogen drives host population collapse: effects of a travelling wave of sarcoptic mange on bare-nosed wombats.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Martin, A. M. & Burridge, C. P. & Ingram, J. & Fraser, T. A. & Carver, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Emerging and invasive pathogens can have long-lasting impacts on susceptible wildlife populations, including localized collapse and extirpation. Manag...

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Utilizing disease surveillance to examine gene flow and dispersal in white-tailed deer.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Kelly, A. C. & Mateus-Pinilla, N. E. & Douglas, M. & Douglas, M. & Brown, W. & Ruiz, M. O. & Killefer, J. & Shelton, P. & Beissel, T. & Novakofski, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The prevention and management of transmissible diseases hinges upon understanding host dispersal because it influences distribution of wildlife, affec...

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Emerging RHDV2 suppresses the impact of endemic and novel strains of RHDV on wild rabbit populations.

Published online: 27 Jul 2020

Authors: Ramsey, D. S. L. & Cox, T. & Strive, T. & Forsyth, D. M. & Stuart, I. & Hall, R. & Elsworth, P. & Campbell, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Multi-strain, host-disease dynamics describe a system where multiple strains of a pathogen compete for susceptible individuals of a single host. Th...

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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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Predictability of anthrax infection in the Serengeti, Tanzania.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Hampson, K. & Lembo, T. & Bessell, P. & Auty, H. & Packer, C. & Halliday, J. & Beesley, C. A. & Fyumagwa, R. & Hoare, R. & Ernest, E. & Mentzel, C. & Metzger, K. L. & Mlengeya, T. & Stamey, K. & Roberts, K. & Wilkins, P. P. & Cleaveland, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthrax is endemic throughout Africa, causing considerable livestock and wildlife losses and severe, sometimes fatal, infection in humans. Predicting ...

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Distinguishing between the nests of sympatric chimpanzees and gorillas.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Sanz, C. & Morgan, D. & Strindberg, S. & Onononga, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Our current inability to estimate precisely the population sizes of chimpanzees and gorillas across much of the Congo Basin has been detrimental to th...

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