Stress Hormones Bring Birds, Pathogens and Mosquitoes Together

André A. Dhondt, Andrew P. Dobson

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Do stress hormones, such as corticosterone, enhance bird susceptibility to mosquitoes in ways that enhance rates of co-infection? Does this then enhance pathogen emergence?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)339-341
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Parasitology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Parasitology
  • Infectious Diseases


  • coevolution
  • coinfection
  • corticosterone
  • emergence
  • mosquito


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