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- Karna, Ajit K., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- EcoHealth 2015 v.12 no.2 pp. 334-338
- Aedes; DNA; Ranavirus; amphibians; fish; herpetofauna; hosts; mortality; pathogens; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; turtles; virus transmission; viruses; Indiana
- ... Ranaviruses are significant pathogens of amphibians, reptiles, and fishes, contributing to mass mortality events worldwide. Despite an increasing focus on ranavirus ecology, our understanding of ranavirus transmission, especially among reptilian hosts, remains limited. For example, experimental evidence for oral transmission of the virus in chelonians is mixed. Consequently, vector-borne transmiss ...