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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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Determinants of Pseudogymnoascus destructans within bat hibernacula: implications for surveillance and management of white-nose syndrome.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Verant, M. L. & Bohuski, E. A. & Richgels, K. L. D. & Olival, K. J. & Epstein, J. H. & Blehert, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fungal diseases are an emerging global problem affecting human health, food security and biodiversity. Ability of many fungal pathogens to persist wit...

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The spatio-temporal distribution of a rodent reservoir host of cutaneous leishmaniasis.

Published online: 18 Oct 2000

Authors: Fichet-Calvet, E. & Jomâa, I. & Zaafouri, B. & Ashford, R. W. & Ben-Ismail, R. & Delattre, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rodent Psammomys obesus is the main reservoir host for Leishmania major, the causative agent of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Tunisia, much of North ...

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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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Modelling multi-species and multi-mode contact networks: implications for persistence of bovine tuberculosis at the wildlife-livestock interface.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Wilber, M. Q. & Pepin, K. M. & Campa, H. C., III & Hygnstrom, S. E. & Lavelle, M. J. & Xifara, T. & Vercauteren, K. C. & Webb, C. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Individual- and species-level heterogeneity in contact rates can alter the ability of a pathogen to invade a host community. Many pathogens have multi...

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Persistence of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in rabbits: the interplay between horizontal and vertical transmission.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Judge, J. & Davidson, R. S. & Marion, G. & White, P. C. L. & Hutchings, M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Paratuberculosis (Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis; Map) is a widespread and difficult disease to control in livestock populations and ...

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Observations on a zoonosis: leishmaniasis in British Honduras.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Disney, R. H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the author's partly hypothetical interpretation of existing data on the zoonosis caused by Leishmania mexicana in Br...

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Timing is everything: survival of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar postsmolts during events of high salmon lice densities.

Published online: 01 Feb 2021

Authors: Bøhn, T. & Gjelland, K. Ø. & Serra-Llinares, R. M. & Finstad, B. & Primicerio, R. & Nilsen, R. & Karlsen, Ø. & Sandvik, A. D. & Skilbrei, O. T. & Elvik, K. M. S. & Skaala, Ø. & Bjørn, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atlantic salmon in aquaculture act as reservoir hosts and vectors of parasites like salmon lice and this parasite is shown to harm wild salmonid popul...

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Modelling the spatial dynamics of parapoxvirus disease in red and grey squirrels: a possible cause of the decline in the red squirrel in the UK?

Published online: 10 Apr 2002

Authors: Rushton, S. P. & Lurz, P. W. W. & Gurnell, J. & Fuller, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. A stochastic individual-based model for simulating the dynamics of an infectious disease in sympatric red and grey squirrel populations is describe...

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Prediction and attenuation of seasonal spillover of parasites between wild and domestic ungulates in an arid mixed-use system.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Walker, J. G. & Evans, K. E. & Vineer, H. R. & Wyk, J. A. van & Morgan, E. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Transmission of parasites between host species affects host population dynamics, interspecific competition, and ecosystem structure and function. In a...

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