Bridging taxonomic and disciplinary divides in infectious disease


Show simple item record Borer, Elizabeth T. Antonovics, Janis Kinkel, Linda L. Hudson, Peter J. Daszak, Peter Ferrari, Matthew J. Garrett, Karen A. Parrish, Colin R. Read, Andrew F. Rizzo, David M. 2012-05-31T13:32:44Z 2012-05-31T13:32:44Z 2012-05-31
dc.description.abstract Pathogens traverse disciplinary and taxonomic boundaries, yet infectious disease research occurs in many separate disciplines including plant pathology, veterinary and human medicine, and ecological and evolutionary sciences. These disciplines have different traditions, goals, and terminology, creating gaps in communication. Bridging these disciplinary and taxonomic gaps promises novel insights and important synergistic advances in control of infectious disease. An approach integrated across the plant-animal divide would advance our understanding of disease by quantifying critical processes including transmission, community interactions, pathogen evolution, and complexity at multiple spatial and temporal scales. These advances require more substantial investment in basic disease research. en_US
dc.relation.uri en_US
dc.subject Epidemics en_US
dc.subject Within-host dynamics en_US
dc.subject Prediction en_US
dc.subject Prevention en_US
dc.subject Cross-species transmission en_US
dc.subject Invasive species en_US
dc.title Bridging taxonomic and disciplinary divides in infectious disease en_US
dc.type Article (publisher version) en_US 2011 en_US
dc.citation.doi doi:10.1007/s10393-011-0718-6 en_US
dc.citation.epage 267 en_US
dc.citation.issue 3 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle EcoHealth en_US
dc.citation.spage 261 en_US
dc.citation.volume 8 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid kgarrett en_US

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