jae-2016-00332-r1

Parasite competition and facilitation are expected to occur across many host systems, yet evidence from wildlife is limited and strongly biased towards mammal hosts. Using hierarchical multivariate modelling, the authors show that interspecific parasite interactions are common and may be important drivers of blood parasite distributions in wild avian hosts. Nicholas J. Clark et al. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12578

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