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Managing the risk of wildlife disease introduction: pathway-level biosecurity for preventing the introduction of alien ranaviruses.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: García-Díaz, P. & Ross, J. V. & Woolnough, A. P. & Cassey, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Alien species are key vectors for the spread of globally emerging diseases, and these emerging diseases have proven to be devastating for amphibian po...

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Efficacy of a probiotic bacterium to treat bats affected by the disease white-nose syndrome.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Cheng, T. L. & Mayberry, H. & McGuire, L. P. & Hoyt, J. R. & Langwig, K. E. & Hung Nguyen & Parise, K. L. & Foster, J. T. & Willis, C. K. R. & Kilpatrick, A. M. & Frick, W. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The management of infectious diseases is an important conservation concern for a growing number of wildlife species. However, effective disease contro...

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Spatial pattern formation facilitates eradication of infectious diseases.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Eisinger, D. & Thulke, H. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Control of animal-born diseases is a major challenge faced by applied ecologists and public health managers. To improve cost-effectiveness, the effort...

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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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Influence of genetic relatedness and spatial proximity on chronic wasting disease infection among female white-tailed deer.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Grear, D. A. & Samuel, M. D. & Scribner, K. T. & Weckworth, B. V. & Langenberg, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Social organization and interactions among individuals are suspected to play important roles in the transmission and potential management of wildlife ...

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Effect of culling on individual badger Meles meles behaviour: potential implications for bovine tuberculosis transmission.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Ham, C. & Donnelly, C. A. & Astley, K. L. & Jackson, S. Y. B. & Woodroffe, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culling wildlife as a form of disease management can have unexpected and sometimes counterproductive outcomes. In the UK, badgers Meles meles are cull...

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Amphibian resistance to chytridiomycosis increases following low-virulence chytrid fungal infection or drug-mediated clearance.

Published online: 04 Nov 2021

Authors: Waddle, A. W. & Rivera, R. & Rice, H. & Keenan, E. C. & Rezaei, G. & Levy, J. E. & Vasquez, Y. S. & Sai, M. & Hill, J. & Zmuda, A. & Lambreghts, Y. & Jaeger, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Amphibian biodiversity is experiencing ongoing declines due in part to the infectious disease, chytridiomycosis. Efforts to mitigate the effects of th...

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Pathogen dynamics under both bottom-up host resistance and top-down hyperparasite attack.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Parratt, S. R. & Laine, A. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The relative importance of bottom-up versus top-down control of population dynamics has been the focus of much debate. In infectious disease biology, ...

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Antimicrobial resistance in wildlife.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Vittecoq, M. & Godreuil, S. & Prugnolle, F. & Durand, P. & Brazier, L. & Renaud, N. & Arnal, A. & Aberkane, S. & Jean-Pierre, H. & Gauthier-Clerc, M. & Thomas, F. & Renaud, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spread of antimicrobial resistance is of major concern for human health and leads to growing economic costs. While it is increasingly hypothesized...

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The use of fractals to assess the ecological impact of increased cattle population: case study from the Runde Communal Land, Zimbabwe.

Published online: 16 Jan 1993

Authors: Meltzer, M. I. & Hastings, H. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A methodology that mathematically measures the stability of patches of vegetation identified from remotely sensed data is presented. The methodology w...

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