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- Ellison, Silas; Knapp, Roland A.; Sparagon, Wesley; Swei, Andrea; Vredenburg, Vance T.
- Molecular ecology 2019 v.28 no.1 pp. 127-140
- Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis; Burkholderiales; DNA; DNA barcoding; Rana; adults; bacteria; community structure; enzootic diseases; frogs; fungi; juveniles; metabolites; microbial communities; microbiome; mountains; nucleotide sequences; pathogens; probiotics; ribosomal RNA; species richness
- ... The fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) infects the skin of amphibians and has caused severe declines and extinctions of amphibians globally. In this study, we investigate the interaction between Bd and the bacterial skin microbiome of the endangered Sierra Nevada yellow‐legged frog, Rana sierrae, using both culture‐dependent and culture‐independent methods. Samples were collected ...