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- Rivera, Brenda; Cook, Katrina; Andrews, Kimberly; Atkinson, Matthew S.; Savage, Anna E.
- EcoHealth 2019 v.16 no.2 pp. 222-234
- Ranavirus, etc ; Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis; Eleutherodactylus; Hyla; Iridovirus; Rana; autumn; coasts; emerging diseases; frogs; fungi; indigenous species; invasive species; islands; monitoring; pathogens; polymerase chain reaction; population dynamics; rain; surveys; wildlife; Georgia; Show all 22 Subjects
- ... Emerging infectious diseases threaten the survival of wildlife populations and species around the world. In particular, amphibians are experiencing population declines and species extinctions primarily in response to two pathogens, the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) and the iridovirus Ranavirus (Rv). Here, we use field surveys and quantitative (q)PCR to compare infection intensity and ...