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Global drivers of avian haemosporidian infections vary across zoogeographical regions

Alan Fecchio, Nicholas J. Clark, Jeffrey A. Bell, Heather R. Skeen, Holly L. Lutz, Gabriel M. De La Torre, Jefferson A. Vaughan, Vasyl V. Tkach, Fabio Schunck, Francisco C. Ferreira, Érika M. Braga, Camile Lugarini, Wanyoike Wamiti, Janice H. Dispoto, Spencer C. Galen, Karin Kirchgatter, M. Cecilia Sagario, Victor R. Cueto, Daniel González‐Acuña, Mizue Inumaru, Yukita Sato, Yvonne R. Schumm, Petra Quillfeldt, Irene Pellegrino, Guha Dharmarajan, Pooja Gupta, V. V. Robin, Arif Ciloglu, Alparslan Yildirim, Xi Huang, Leonardo Chapa‐Vargas, Paulina Álvarez‐Mendizábal, Diego Santiago‐Alarcon, Serguei V. Drovetski, Olof Hellgren, Gary Voelker, Robert E. Ricklefs, Shannon J. Hackett, Michael D. Collins, Jason D. Weckstein, Konstans Wells Orcid Logo

Global Ecology and Biogeography, Volume: 30, Issue: 12

Swansea University Author: Konstans Wells Orcid Logo

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DOI (Published version): 10.1111/geb.13390

Published in: Global Ecology and Biogeography
ISSN: 1466-822X 1466-8238
Published: Wiley 2021
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Keywords: avian malaria, avian migration, disease hotspot, disease macroecology, haemosporidian prevalence, host-parasite interaction, infection probability, parasite macroecology, Plasmodium, spatio-phylogenetic models
College: Faculty of Science and Engineering
Funders: This work was funded, in part, by U.S. National Science Foundation grants DEB-1503804 to J.D.W., DEB-1120734 to V.V.T. and DEB 1717498 to F.C.F. Additional support was received from the Field Museum's Emerging Pathogens Project, with funding by The Davee Foundation and The Dr Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust. D.S.-A. was funded by Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT, project number Ciencia Básica 2011-01-168524 and project number Problemas Nacionales 2015-01-1628). D.G.A. was financed by project Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico Nº1170972. W.W. was funded by the Wilson Ornithological Society (Hall/Mayfield Research Grant), British Ecological Society (Ecologists in Africa No. EA16/1083) and African Council of the Field Museum, Chicago, IL, USA. G.D. acknowledges support from the U.S. Department of Energy (Award DE-EM0004391) and the Department of Science and Technology, India. R.E.R. was supported by grants from the National Geographic Society and the U.S. National Science Foundation. A.F. was supported by a Programa Nacional de Pós Doutorado scholarship from Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES; process no. 88887.342366/2019-00). K.K. is a Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico research fellow (process no. 308678/2018-4). K.W. acknowledges support from the Supercomputing Wales project, which is partly funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) via the Welsh Government.
Issue: 12