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Reservoir dynamics of rabies in South-East Tanzania and the roles of cross-species transmission and domestic dog vaccination.

Published online: 20 Dec 2021

Authors: Lushasi, K. & Hayes, S. & Ferguson, E. A. & Changalucha, J. & Cleaveland, S. & Govella, N. J. & Haydon, D. T. & Sambo, M. & Mchau, G. J. & Mpolya, E. A. & Mtema, Z. & Nonga, H. E. & Steenson, R. & Nouvellet, P. & Donnelly, C. A. & Hampson, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the role of different species in the transmission of multi-host pathogens, such as rabies virus, is vital for effective control strategi...

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Special Feature: Nature based solutions for a changing world.

Published online: 22 Dec 2021

Content type: Journal issue

Understanding the role of different species in the transmission of multi-host pathogens, such as rabies virus, is vital for effective control strategi...

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Modelling disease spread in a novel host: rabies in the European badger Meles meles.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Smith, G. C. & Wilkinson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Although the red fox Vulpes vulpes is the main reservoir of rabies in Europe, badger Meles meles populations are known to be drastically affected. ...

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Fox contact behaviour and rabies spread: a model for the estimation of contact probabilities between urban foxes at different population densities and its implications for rabies control in Britain.

Published online: 04 Apr 1996

Authors: White, P. C. L. & Harris, S. & Smith, G. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A mathematical relationship between fox home range size and population density was derived from the literature and combined with behavioural data on m...

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The ecology of rabies: evidence of co-adaptation.

Published online: 18 May 1984

Authors: Carey, A. B. & McLean, R. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Not all surveillance data are created equal-a multi-method dynamic occupancy approach to determine rabies elimination from wildlife.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Davis, A. J. & Kirby, J. D. & Chipman, R. B. & Nelson, K. M. & Xifara, T. & Webb, C. T. & Wallace, R. & Gilbert, A. T. & Pepin, K. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A necessary component of elimination programmes for wildlife disease is effective surveillance. The ability to distinguish between disease freedom and...

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Exploring reservoir dynamics: a case study of rabies in the Serengeti ecosystem.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Lembo, T. & Hampson, K. & Haydon, D. T. & Craft, M. & Dobson, A. & Dushoff, J. & Ernest, E. & Hoare, R. & Kaare, M. & Mlengeya, T. & Mentzel, C. & Cleaveland, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Knowledge of infection reservoir dynamics is critical for effective disease control, but identifying reservoirs of multi-host pathogens is challenging...

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Which mechanisms drive seasonal rabies outbreaks in raccoons? A test using dynamic social network models.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Hirsch, B. T. & Reynolds, J. J. H. & Gehrt, S. D. & Craft, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The timing of raccoon rabies outbreaks in the eastern USA is non-random and often exhibits a seasonal peak. While fluctuations in disease transmission...

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Foraging choices of vampire bats in diverse landscapes: potential implications for land-use change and disease transmission.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Streicker, D. G. & Allgeier, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Latin America, the common vampire bat Desmodus rotundus is the primary reservoir of rabies, a zoonotic virus that kills thousands of livestock annu...

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A simulation model of the pattern of dispersal in urban fox (Vulpes vulpes) populations and its application for rabies control.

Published online: 12 Oct 1988

Authors: Trewhella, W. J. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The reasons for choosing a stochastic spatial simulation model of urban fox dispersal are described, and the biological assumptions behind the constru...

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