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Genomics reveals historic and contemporary transmission dynamics of a bacterial disease among wildlife and livestock
Whole-genome sequencing has provided fundamental insights into infectious disease epidemiology, but has rarely been used for examining transmission dynamics of a bacterial pathogen in wildlife. InExpand
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Molecular Detection of the Causative Agent of White-nose Syndrome on Rafinesque's Big-eared Bats (Corynorhinus rafinesquii) and Two Species of Migratory Bats in the Southeastern USA
Abstract Pseudogymnoascus destructans, the causal agent of white-nose syndrome (WNS), is responsible for widespread mortality of hibernating bats across eastern North America. To document P.Expand
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White-Nose Syndrome Disease Severity and a Comparison of Diagnostic Methods
White-nose syndrome is caused by the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans and has killed millions of hibernating bats in North America but the pathophysiology of the disease remains poorly understood.Expand
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Cryptic connections illuminate pathogen transmission within community networks
Understanding host interactions that lead to pathogen transmission is fundamental to the prediction and control of epidemics1–5. Although the majority of transmissions often occurs within socialExpand
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Population genetics of an island invasion by Japanese Bush-Warblers in Hawaii, USA
ABSTRACT Island bird populations often provide exemplary cases of evolution based on historical colonization and diversification events. However, capturing contemporary cases of evolution is rare.Expand
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Publisher Correction: Cryptic connections illuminate pathogen transmission within community networks
In Fig. 3d this Letter, the R2 value should have been 0.19’ instead of ‘0.66’; this has been corrected online. Expand