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Volume 14, Number 7—July 2008

Anthropogenic Influence on Prevalence of 2 Amphibian Pathogens

Valerie St-Amour*, Wai M. Wong†, Trenton W.J. Garner†, and David Lesbarrères*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada; †Institute of Zoology, London, UK;

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General linear models for the relationships of amphibian emerging infectious disease prevalence and anthropogenic variables

Data point Degrees of freedom Ranavirus
Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
Mean squares F value MS F value
Intercept 1 0.06 8.47 (p<0.05) 0.05 4.61 (p<0.1)
Human disturbance 1 0.24 35.35 (p<0.01) 0.0009 0.08
Distance to road 1 0.03 4.11 (p<0.1) 0.03 2.82
Distance to industry 1 0.06 8.82 (p<0.05) 0.07 5.89 (p<0.1)
Distance to housing 1 0.06 8.08 (p<0.05) 0.06 4.87 (p<0.1)
Error 5 0.01 0.01

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