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- Scheele, Ben C., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Conservation biology 2017 v.31 no.3 pp. 592-600
- Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis; Pseudophryne; biodiversity; disease reservoirs; environmental factors; extinction; froglets; frogs; fungi; mortality; pathogens; population dynamics; regression analysis; risk; surveys; sympatry; wildlife; wildlife diseases; zoospores; Australia
- ... Emerging wildlife pathogens are an increasing threat to biodiversity. One of the most serious wildlife diseases is chytridiomycosis, caused by the fungal pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), which has been documented in over 500 amphibian species. Amphibians vary greatly in their susceptibility to Bd; some species tolerate infection, whereas others experience rapid mortality. Reservoir h ...