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Research Article

Parasites in the City: Degree of Urbanization Predicts Poxvirus and Coccidian Infections in House Finches (Haemorhous mexicanus)

  • Mathieu Giraudeau mail,

    giraudeau.mathieu@gmail.com

    Affiliation: School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

    Current address: Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Melanie Mousel,

    Affiliation: School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Stevan Earl,

    Affiliation: Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Kevin McGraw

    Affiliation: School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Published: February 04, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086747

About the Authors

Mathieu Giraudeau, Melanie Mousel, Kevin McGraw
School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America
Stevan Earl
Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: giraudeau.mathieu@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MG KM. Performed the experiments: MG MM SE. Analyzed the data: MG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KM. Wrote the paper: MG KM.