Modeling Marek's disease virus transmission: A framework for evaluating the impact of farming practices and evolution

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David A. Kennedy; Patricia A. Dunn; Andrew F. Read; (2018)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Epidemics (issn: 1755-4365)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5989573, doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2018.01.001
  • Subject: RC109-216 | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Article
    mesheuropmc: viruses | animal structures | animal diseases

Marek's disease virus (MDV) is a pathogen of chickens whose control has twice been undermined by pathogen evolution. Disease ecology is believed to be the main driver of this evolution, yet mathematical models of MDV disease ecology have never been confronted with data ... View more
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