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Disentangling interactions among mercury, immunity and infection in a Neotropical bat community.

Published online: 17 Aug 2021

Authors: Becker, D. J. & Speer, K. A. & Korstian, J. M. & Volokhov, D. V. & Droke, H. F. & Brown, A. M. & Baijnauth, C. L. & Padgett-Stewart, T. & Broders, H. G. & Plowright, R. K. & Rainwater, T. R. & Fenton, M. B. & Simmons, N. B. & Chumchal, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Contaminants such as mercury are pervasive and can have immunosuppressive effects on wildlife. Impaired immunity could be important for forecasting pa...

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Paradoxes and synergies: optimizing management of a deadly virus in an endangered carnivore.

Published online: 02 Jul 2022

Authors: Gilbertson, M. L. J. & Onorato, D. & Cunningham, M. & Vandewoude, S. & Craft, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pathogen management strategies in wildlife are typically accompanied by an array of uncertainties such as the efficacy of vaccines or potential uninte...

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Parsing the effects of demography, climate and management on recurrent brucellosis outbreaks in Elk.

Published online: 25 Jul 2020

Authors: Cotterill, G. G. & Cross, P. C. & Merkle, J. A. & Rogerson, J. D. & Scurlock, B. M. & Toit, J. T. du

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Zoonotic pathogens can harm human health and well-being directly or by impacting livestock. Pathogens that spillover from wildlife can also impair con...

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The persistence of a SIS disease in a metapopulation.

Published online: 18 Nov 1999

Authors: Foley, J. E. & Foley, P. & Pedersen, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deterministic models predict that susceptible-infective-susceptible (SIS) disease, where there is no immunity to reinfection following recovery, will ...

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Estimating transmission of avian influenza in wild birds from incomplete epizootic data: implications for surveillance and disease spread.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Hénaux, V. & Parmley, J. & Soos, C. & Samuel, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimating disease transmission in wildlife populations is critical to understand host-pathogen dynamics, predict disease risks and prioritize surveil...

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Food supplementation affects gut microbiota and immunological resistance to parasites in a wild bird species.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Knutie, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Supplemental feeding can increase the overall health of animals but also can have varying consequences for animals dealing with parasites. Furthermore...

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Do global models predicting environmental suitability for the amphibian fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, have local value to conservation managers?

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Riley, K. & Berry, O. F. & Roberts, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The amphibian chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is a major cause of frog declines globally. Two recent Maxent models predict high environm...

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Modelling the effect of landscape heterogeneity on the efficacy of vaccination for wildlife infectious disease control.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Rees, E. E. & Pond, B. A. & Tinline, R. R. & Bélanger, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Zoonotic disease control presents significant costs and challenges in human and wildlife populations. Although spatial variability and temporal variab...

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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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Rabbit biocontrol in Australia: key facts.

Published online: 24 Jan 2018

Published by: Australia, Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre

Content type: Miscellaneous

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