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Nonhuman primates host a variety of gastrointestinal parasites that infect individuals through different transmission routes. Social contact among group members (e.g., body contact, grooming) brings the risk of parasite infection, especially when the pathogen infection is directly transmitted....

Author(s)
Tiddi, B.; Pfoh, R.; Agostini, I.
Publisher
Springer-Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Primates, 2019, 60, 3, pp 297-306
Abstract

This book examines the correlations between disease risk and social and mating behaviour, diet, habitat use, life history, geography and phylogeny in primates. The authors examine how a core set of host and parasite traits influence patterns of parasitism among individuals, populations and species. ...

Author(s)
Nunn, C. L.; Altizer, S.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Infectious diseases in primates: behavior, ecology and evolution, 2006, pp xii + 384 pp.