Ecological multiplex interactions determine the role of species for parasite spread amplification

@article{Stella2018EcologicalMI,
  title={Ecological multiplex interactions determine the role of species for parasite spread amplification},
  author={Massimo Stella and S. Selakovic and A. Antonioni and C. S. Andreazzi},
  journal={eLife},
  year={2018},
  volume={7}
}
Despite their potential interplay, multiple routes of many disease transmissions are often investigated separately. As a unifying framework for understanding parasite spread through interdependent transmission paths, we present the ‘ecomultiplex’ model, where the multiple transmission paths among a diverse community of interacting hosts are represented as a spatially explicit multiplex network. We adopt this framework for designing and testing potential control strategies for Trypanosoma cruzi… Expand

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