Use of exposure history to identify patterns of immunity to pneumonia in bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis).

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Plowright, Raina K.; Manlove, Kezia R.; Cassirer, E. Frances; Cross, Paul C.; Besser, Thomas E.; Hudson, Peter J.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 8, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0061919, pmc: PMC3637318
  • Subject: Research Article | Forest Sciences | Mathematics | veterinary diseases | infectious disease control | Infectious Disease Epidemiology | immunity | Epidemiology | Epidemiological Methods | pneumonia | pathogens | immune response | Animal Types | Life Sciences | Disease Ecology | Veterinary Immunology | sheep | Disease Dynamics | Public Health | Wildlife | Biology | Veterinary Science | Medicine | Population Dynamics | Q | Ecology and Evolutionary Biology | R | Population Biology | Science | death rates | Veterinary Epidemiology | Veterinary Medicine | Statistical Methods | Statistics

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