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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

Tetanus was a major cause of mortality in the free-ranging population of rhesus monkeys on Cayo Santiago prior to 1985 when the entire colony was given its first dose of tetanus toxoid. The immediate reduction in mortality that followed tetanus toxoid inoculation (TTI) has been documented, but the...

Author(s)
Kessler, M. J.; Hernández Pacheco, R.; Rawlins, R. G.; Ruiz-Lambrides, A.; Delgado, D. L.; Sabat, A. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2015, 77, 2, pp 211-221
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These proceedings of the 8th Annual Symposium on Zoo Research, held in Colchester, Essesx, UK, last 24-25 July 2006 presents papers that covered a wide range of research fields such as food and nutrition, assessing welfare from behaviour, environmental enrichment, enclosure utilisation, and social...

Author(s)
Dow, S.; Clark, F.
Publisher
British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums, London, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the 8th Annual Symposium on Zoo Research, Colchester Zoo, UK, 24-25 July 2006, 2007, pp vi + 207 pp.
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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.

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