Spatial and seasonal factors are key determinants in the aggregation of helminths in their definitive hosts: Pseudamphistomum truncatum in otters (Lutra lutra).

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Parasites are typically aggregated within their host populations. The most heavily infected hosts are frequently cited as targets for optimal disease control. Yet a heavily infected individual is not necessarily highly infective and does not automatically contribute a higher proportion of infective parasitic stages than a host with fewer parasites. Here… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2014.09.004

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@article{SherrardSmith2015SpatialAS, title={Spatial and seasonal factors are key determinants in the aggregation of helminths in their definitive hosts: Pseudamphistomum truncatum in otters (Lutra lutra).}, author={Ellie Sherrard-Smith and Stephanie Perkins and Edmund Chadwick and Joanne Cable}, journal={International journal for parasitology}, year={2015}, volume={45 1}, pages={75-83} }