FIGURE 5-3. Numbers of species of zoonotic pathogens associated with different types of nonhuman host.

FIGURE 5-3Numbers of species of zoonotic pathogens associated with different types of nonhuman host

Note that some pathogens are associated with >1 host. A) All zoonotic species. B) Emerging and reemerging zoonotic species only.

From: 5, Addressing Complexity in Microbial and Host Communities

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