Research Article

The Elusive Baseline of Marine Disease: Are Diseases in Ocean Ecosystems Increasing?

  • Jessica R Ward mail,

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    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

  • Kevin D Lafferty

    Affiliation: United States Geological Survey Western Ecological Research Center, Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

  • Published: April 13, 2004
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020120

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