Infectious disease transmission and contact networks in wildlife and livestock

  title={Infectious disease transmission and contact networks in wildlife and livestock},
  author={Meggan E. Craft},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  • M. Craft
  • Published 26 May 2015
  • Biology
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
The use of social and contact networks to answer basic and applied questions about infectious disease transmission in wildlife and livestock is receiving increased attention. Through social network analysis, we understand that wild animal and livestock populations, including farmed fish and poultry, often have a heterogeneous contact structure owing to social structure or trade networks. Network modelling is a flexible tool used to capture the heterogeneous contacts of a population in order to… 

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