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The disease costs of sociality have largely been understood through the link between group size and transmission. However, infectious disease spread is driven primarily by the social organization of interactions in a group and not its size. We used statistical models to review the social network...

Author(s)
Pratha Sah; Mann, J.; Shweta Bansal
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Animal Ecology, 2018, 87, 3, pp 546-558
Abstract

Infectious diseases are increasingly recognized as an important force driving population dynamics, conservation biology, and natural selection in wildlife populations. Infectious agents have been implicated in the decline of small or endangered populations and may act to constrain population size,...

Author(s)
Robinson, S. J.; Samuel, M. D.; Johnson, C. J.; Adams, M.; McKenzie, D. I.
Publisher
Ecological Society of America, Washington, USA
Citation
Ecological Applications, 2012, 22, 3, pp 1050-1059
Abstract

The role of wildlife in tuberculosis epidemiology is being widely studied since it can affect the effectiveness of eradication campaigns in cattle. The health problem is enhanced when it concerns also wildlife welfare and biodiversity conservation. This study was performed to understand the...

Author(s)
Romero, B.; Aranaz, A.; Sandoval, Á.; Álvarez, J.; Juan, L. de; Bezos, J.; Sánchez, C.; Galka, M.; Fernández, P.; Mateos, A.; Domínguez, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2008, 132, 1/2, pp 87-95

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