[Wildlife and emerging diseases].

  title={[Wildlife and emerging diseases].},
  author={Marc Artois and Alexandre Caron and Frederick A. Leighton and Cm Bunn and Bernard Vallat},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  volume={25 3},
This article reviews the conditions that allow an infectious or parasitic pathogen to migrate from a wild reservoir to domestic animals and/or humans, and examines the possibility of a new disease emerging as a result. The review presents epidemiological mechanisms grouped into three principal models, illustrating them with examples: the intentional or accidental release of the reservoir host or pathogen; the exceeding of a numerical, ecological or behavioural threshold in the host populations… CONTINUE READING