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Modelling management strategies for chronic disease in wildlife: predictions for the control of respiratory disease in bighorn sheep.

Published online: 29 Apr 2022

Authors: Almberg, E. S. & Manlove, K. R. & Cassirer, E. F. & Ramsey, J. & Carson, K. & Gude, J. & Plowright, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Controlling persistent infectious disease in wildlife populations is an ongoing challenge for wildlife managers and conservationists worldwide, and ch...

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Human activities and weather drive contact rates of wintering elk.

Published online: 13 Mar 2021

Authors: Janousek, W. M. & Graves, T. A. & Berman, E. E. & Chong, G. W. & Cole, E. K. & Dewey, S. R. & Johnston, A. N. & Cross, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife aggregation patterns can influence disease transmission. However, limited research evaluates the influence of anthropogenic and natural facto...

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Keep your distance: using Instagram posts to evaluate the risk of anthroponotic disease transmission in gorilla ecotourism.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Hamme, G. van & Svensson, M. S. & Morcatty, T. Q. & Nekaris, K. A. I. & Nijman, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Mountain gorilla Gorilla beringei beringei trekking is a substantial source of revenue for the conservation of this threatened primate and its habitat...

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Estimating transmission of avian influenza in wild birds from incomplete epizootic data: implications for surveillance and disease spread.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Hénaux, V. & Parmley, J. & Soos, C. & Samuel, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimating disease transmission in wildlife populations is critical to understand host-pathogen dynamics, predict disease risks and prioritize surveil...

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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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Simulating devil facial tumour disease outbreaks across empirically derived contact networks.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Hamede, R. & Bashford, J. & Jones, M. & McCallum, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the nature and characteristics of contact heterogeneities is crucial for predicting the epidemic behaviour of infectious diseases. Nonet...

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Coho salmon productivity in relation to salmon lice from infected prey and salmon farms.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Connors, B. M. & Krkoŝek, M. & Ford, J. & Dill, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pathogen transmission from open net-pen aquaculture facilities can depress sympatric wild fish populations. However, little is known about the effects...

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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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Policy implications of an expanded chronic wasting disease universe.

Published online: 19 Apr 2022

Authors: Mysterud, A. & Benestad, S. L. & Rolandsen, C. M. & Våge, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

International policy for the management of wildlife disease(s) plays an important role for concerted action, and changes to policy should be evidence-...

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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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