Invasion thresholds and the evolution of nonequilibrium virulence

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Bull, James J; Ebert, Dieter;
  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  • Journal: Evolutionary Applications,volume 1,issue 1,pages172-182 (issn: 1752-4571, eissn: 1752-4571)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3352400, doi: 10.1111/j.1752-4571.2007.00003.x
  • Subject: dynamics | disease | virulence | escape mutants | optimality | Original Articles | antigenic drift | evolution

Abstract The enterprise of virulence management attempts to predict how social practices and other factors affect the evolution of parasite virulence. These predictions are often based on parasite optima or evolutionary equilibria derived from models of host-parasite dy... View more
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