Evolutionary consequences of feedbacks between within-host competition and disease control

Megan A. Greischar, Helen K. Alexander, Farrah Bashey, Ana I. Bento, Amrita Bhattacharya, Mary Bushman, Lauren M. Childs, David R. Daversa, Troy Day, Christina L. Faust, Molly E. Gallagher, Sylvain Gandon, Caroline K. Glidden, Fletcher W. Halliday, Kathryn A. Hanley, Tsukushi Kamiya, Andrew F. Read, Philipp Schwabl, Amy R. Sweeny, Ann T. TateRobin N. Thompson, Nina Wale, Helen J. Wearing, Pamela J. Yeh, Nicole Mideo

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Abstract

Lay Summary: Competition often occurs among diverse parasites within a single host, but control efforts could change its strength. We examined how the interplay between competition and control could shape the evolution of parasite traits like drug resistance and disease severity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)30-34
Number of pages5
JournalEvolution, Medicine and Public Health
Volume2020
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 3 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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