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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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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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Modelling the control of bovine tuberculosis in badgers in England: culling and the release of lactating females.

Published online: 13 May 1998

Authors: Smith, G. C. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Clifton-Hadley, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A simulation model was used to evaluate the effect of different levels of culling on 6 badger social groups in an attempt to reduce or eradicate tuber...

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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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Predator and scavenger movements among and within endangered seabird colonies: opportunities for pathogen spread.

Published online: 25 Jul 2020

Authors: Gamble, A. & Bazire, R. & Delord, K. & Barbraud, C. & Jaeger, A. & Gantelet, H. & Thibault, E. & Lebarbenchon, C. & Lagadec, E. & Tortosa, P. & Weimerskirch, H. & Thiebot, J. B. & Garnier, R. & Tornos, J. & Boulinier, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial structure of host communities is expected to constrain pathogen spread. However, predators and/or scavengers may connect distant host (sub...

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Review of leptospirosis carriage in rodents worldwide and identification of key host species and knowledge gaps in the Asian-Pacific region.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Sluydts, V. & Nyo Me Htwe & Pyai Phyo Maw & Siriwardana, S. & Sudarmaji & Singleton, G. R. & Jacob, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

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Ranging behaviour of badgers Meles meles vaccinated with Bacillus Calmette Guerin.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Woodroffe, R. & Donnelly, C. A. & Ham, C. & Jackson, S. Y. B. & Moyes, K. & Chapman, K. & Stratton, N. G. & Cartwright, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because biological systems are complex, management interventions occasionally have unintended adverse consequences. For example, attempts to control b...

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Estimating probabilities of active brucellosis infection in Yellowstone bison through quantitative serology and tissue culture.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Treanor, J. J. & Geremia, C. & Crowley, P. H. & Cox, J. J. & White, P. J. & Wallen, R. L. & Blanton, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disease management along the boundaries of wildlife reserves is a growing conservation problem worldwide, as infected wildlife can migrate outside pro...

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Attempts to control tuberculosis in cattle by removing infected badgers: constraints imposed by live test sensitivity.

Published online: 18 Nov 1999

Authors: Woodroffe, R. & Frost, S. D. W. & Clifton-Hadley, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

When tuberculosis outbreaks have occurred in cattle in the UK, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF) has culled badgers (Meles meles)...

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Wildlife-livestock conflict: the risk of pathogen transmission from bison to cattle outside Yellowstone National Park.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Kilpatrick, A. M. & Gillin, C. M. & Daszak, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions between wildlife and domestic livestock have created conflict for centuries because of pathogen transmission, competition for space and f...

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