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How is virulence beneficial to parasites?

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The evolution of parasite virulence is based on a trade-off between the advantage of within-host ... long period of infection is beneficial to the parasite. A
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The noun virulence derives from ... virulence can be defined as the host's parasite-induced loss of fitness. Virulence can be understood in terms of ...
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... drift can eliminate even genes that are beneficial ... Virulence Evolution. The various lessons gleaned from consideration of parasite evolution are ...
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While evolutionary models tend to focus on the level of parasite virulence, ... there are also a range of effects that are beneficial to the parasite, ...
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... in order to improve our understanding of parasite virulence evolution. ... beneficial or incidental to parasite fitness, depending on P.c.c. clone.
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Imperfect vaccines and the evolution of ... of parasite virulence ... favours higher pathogen virulence despite the beneficial effect of ...
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