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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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Elevated salinity blocks pathogen transmission and improves host survival from the global amphibian chytrid pandemic: implications for translocations.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Clulow, S. & Gould, J. & James, H. & Stockwell, M. & Clulow, J. & Mahony, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Emerging infectious diseases are one of the greatest threats to global biodiversity. Chytridiomycosis in amphibians is perhaps the most extreme exampl...

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Taming wildlife disease: bridging the gap between science and management.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Joseph, M. B. & Mihaljevic, J. R. & Arellano, A. L. & Kueneman, J. G. & Preston, D. L. & Cross, P. C. & Johnson, P. T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasites and pathogens of wildlife can threaten biodiversity, infect humans and domestic animals, and cause significant economic losses, providing in...

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Emerging viral disease risk to pollinating insects: ecological, evolutionary and anthropogenic factors.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Manley, R. & Boots, M. & Wilfert, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential for infectious pathogens to spillover and emerge from managed populations to wildlife communities is poorly understood, but ecological, ...

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Assessing spatial patterns of disease risk to biodiversity: implications for the management of the amphibian pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Murray, K. A. & Retallick, R. W. R. & Puschendorf, R. & Skerratt, L. F. & Rosauer, D. & McCallum, H. I. & Berger, L. & Speare, R. & VanDerWal, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Emerging infectious diseases can have serious consequences for wildlife populations, ecosystem structure and biodiversity. Predicting the spatial patt...

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Predicting the rate of invasion of the agent of Lyme disease Borrelia burgdorferi.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Ogden, N. H. & Lindsay, L. R. & Leighton, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying invading tick populations provides early warning for emerging tickborne diseases that are expanding their geographic range. But how fast d...

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Predicting the speed of tick invasion: an empirical model of range expansion for the Lyme disease vector Ixodes scapularis in Canada.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Leighton, P. A. & Koffi, J. K. & Pelcat, Y. & Lindsay, L. R. & Ogden, N. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the past two decades, Ixodes scapularis, the primary tick vector of the Lyme disease pathogen Borrelia burgdorferi in North America has expanded ...

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Managing the risk of wildlife disease introduction: pathway-level biosecurity for preventing the introduction of alien ranaviruses.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: García-Díaz, P. & Ross, J. V. & Woolnough, A. P. & Cassey, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Alien species are key vectors for the spread of globally emerging diseases, and these emerging diseases have proven to be devastating for amphibian po...

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Antimicrobial resistance in wildlife.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Vittecoq, M. & Godreuil, S. & Prugnolle, F. & Durand, P. & Brazier, L. & Renaud, N. & Arnal, A. & Aberkane, S. & Jean-Pierre, H. & Gauthier-Clerc, M. & Thomas, F. & Renaud, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spread of antimicrobial resistance is of major concern for human health and leads to growing economic costs. While it is increasingly hypothesized...

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The ecology of emerging tick-borne diseases in a changing world.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Ostfeld, R. S.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

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