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- Scheele, Ben C., et al. Show all 13 Authors
- Biological conservation 2017 v.206 pp. 37-46
- amphibians; biodiversity; case studies; data collection; disease outbreaks; disease reservoirs; environmental factors; extinction; fungi; hosts; mortality; natural resources conservation; pathogens; population dynamics; risk; virulence; Australia
- ... The impacts of pathogen emergence in naïve hosts can be catastrophic, and pathogen spread now ranks as a major threat to biodiversity. However, pathogen impacts can persist for decades after epidemics and produce variable host outcomes. Chytridiomycosis in amphibians (caused by the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, Bd) is an exemplar, with impacts ranging from rapid population crashe ...