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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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The population structure, density and prevalence of tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis) in badgers (Meles meles) from four areas in south-west England.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Cheeseman, C. L. & Jones, G. W. & Gallagher, J. & Mallinson, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

After outbreaks of TB in cattle, 136 badgers, representing 24 social groups, were removed for PM examination. Mean group size varied little (4.8-7.6 i...

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Salmonella carriage by herring gulls in the Clyde area of Scotland in relation to their feeding ecology.

Published online: 05 Feb 1987

Authors: Monaghan, P. & Shedden, C. B. & Ensor, K. & Fricker, C. R. & Girdwood, R. W. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal examination of 2985 Larus argentatus captured at refuse tips in the Clyde area yielded Salmonella of 23 serotypes from 9.2% of birds during the...

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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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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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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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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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Ecology of Puumala hantavirus in Europe.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Henttonen, H. & Voutilainen, L. & Kallio, E. & Niemimaa, J. & Sironen, T. & Vapalahti, O.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

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