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Unifying the Epidemiological and Evolutionary Dynamics of Pathogens
A key priority for infectious disease research is to clarify how pathogen genetic variation, modulated by host immunity, transmission bottlenecks, and epidemic dynamics, determines the wide variety… Expand
Inflammatory airway disease of horses.
The purpose of this consensus statement is to provide a review of current knowledge and opinions concerning inflammatory airway disease (IAD) and to help practitioners differentiate IAD from heaves… Expand
Participatory epidemiology: approaches, methods, experiences.
Participatory epidemiology (PE) is an evolving branch of veterinary epidemiology which uses a combination of practitioner communication skills and participatory methods to improve the involvement of… Expand
Respiratory disease in thoroughbred horses in training: the relationships between disease and viruses, bacteria and environment
- M. Burrell, J. Wood, K. Whitwell, N. Chanter, M. Mackintosh, J. Mumford
- Veterinary Record
- 28 September 1996
A longitudinal study of respiratory disease in racehorses was carried out to assess its relative associations with different infectious agents and to examine any role that the environmental… Expand
A comparison of bats and rodents as reservoirs of zoonotic viruses: are bats special?
- A. Luis, D. Hayman, +11 authors C. Webb
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological…
- 7 April 2013
Bats are the natural reservoirs of a number of high-impact viral zoonoses. We present a quantitative analysis to address the hypothesis that bats are unique in their propensity to host zoonotic… Expand
Dynamics of Influenza Virus Infection and Pathology
ABSTRACT A key question in pandemic influenza is the relative roles of innate immunity and target cell depletion in limiting primary infection and modulating pathology. Here, we model these… Expand
Uncovering the fruit bat bushmeat commodity chain and the true extent of fruit bat hunting in Ghana, West Africa
- A. Kamins, O. Restif, +5 authors J. M. Rowcliffe
- Geography, Medicine
- Biological conservation
- 1 December 2011
Highlights ► We study how fruit bats are hunted and sold as bushmeat in Ghana, West Africa. ► Globally, bats are under-represented in market reviews, and threatened by hunting. ► 128,000 Eidolon… Expand
Bat Flight and Zoonotic Viruses
High metabolism and body temperatures of flying bats might enable them to host many viruses.
Evidence of Henipavirus Infection in West African Fruit Bats
Henipaviruses are emerging RNA viruses of fruit bat origin that can cause fatal encephalitis in man. Ghanaian fruit bats (megachiroptera) were tested for antibodies to henipaviruses. Using a Luminex… Expand
Metagenomic study of the viruses of African straw-coloured fruit bats: Detection of a chiropteran poxvirus and isolation of a novel adenovirus
Abstract Viral emergence as a result of zoonotic transmission constitutes a continuous public health threat. Emerging viruses such as SARS coronavirus, hantaviruses and henipaviruses have… Expand