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Making new connections: Insights from primate parasite networks

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Social interactions are important in everyday life for primates and many other group-living animals; however, these essential exchanges also provide opportunities for parasites to spread through social groups. Network analysis is a unique toolkit for studying pathogen transmission in a social context, and recent primate–parasite network studies shed light on linkages between behavior and infectious disease dynamics, providing insights for conservation and public health. We review existing lit...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.pt.2017.01.013

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Trends in Parasitology Journal website
Publication date:
2017-03-01
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ISSN:
1471-5007
Source identifiers:
685576
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pubs:685576
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uuid:64836c62-d1da-47c6-8a12-7ea2edc42710
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pubs:685576
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2017-03-14

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