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- Cádiz, Antonio; Reytor, Mey Ling; Díaz, Luis M.; Chestnut, Tara; Burns, John A.; Amato, George
- EcoHealth 2019 v.16 no.1 pp. 128-140
- Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis; Eleutherodactylus; aquatic environment; aquatic habitat; biogeography; frogs; fungi; highlands; pathogens; risk assessment; surveys; toads; Cuba
- ... The fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) is a generalist amphibian pathogen responsible for chytridiomycosis. It was documented for the first time in Cuba in 2007, the apparent cause of the decline in one species of toad. In a recent survey, Bd was reported only for the highlands of Central Cuba. In the present study, we reexamined the geographic distribution and level of impact of Bd in Cub ...