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Trans-host effects can alter the ecological and evolutionary dynamics of parasite and host populations. Here, we examine whether resource limitation within a parasite's natal host affects propagule size and influences parasite fitness in a new host. To alter resource competition, we infected caterpillars with 3 doses of the nematode Steinernema carpocapsae(More)
Abbreviated title: HLA polymorphism and sickle cell disease JOANNES M.O et al. HLA polymorphism and sickle cell disease 2 ABSTRACT Infectious complications are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with sickle cell disease. The exact reasons of the propensity of sickle cell patients to infection are not clear and are matter of debate.(More)
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