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Missing the people for the trees: identifying coupled natural-human system feedbacks driving the ecology of Lyme disease.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: MacDonald, A. J. & Larsen, A. E. & Plantinga, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Infectious diseases are rapidly emerging and many are increasing in incidence across the globe. Processes of land-use change, notably habitat loss and...

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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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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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Estimating disease transmission in wildlife, with emphasis on leptospirosis and bovine tuberculosis in possums, and effects of fertility control.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Caley, P. & Ramsey, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We present methods for estimating disease transmission coefficients in wildlife using Leptospira interrogans infection (a bacterial disease transmitte...

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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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