The effects of host sex on transmission success.

  title={The effects of host sex on transmission success.},
  author={Richard C. Tinsley},
  journal={Parasitology today},
  volume={5 6},
A recent debate in Parasitology Today explored the causes of gender-related differences in parasite infection, examining epidemiological patterns on the one hand, and interactions between host sex hormones and the immune response on the other. In this article, Richard Tinsley focuses on the simplified ecology of a host-parasite system in a desert environment. This enables a clear separation of the factors determining the levels of host invasion (including host behaviour) from those that… CONTINUE READING


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