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Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infecting anurans in a protected area from Santa Fe province, Argentina
(Asociación Herpetológica Argentina, 2014-05-01)
The finding of anurans infected with Bd in a protected area in the floodplain of Paraná river makes imperative alert environmental authorities to take the necessary actions to evaluate the presence of the chytrid fungus ...
Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis In Near Threatened And Endangered Amphibians In The Southern Brazilian Atlantic Forest
(Editura Universitati din Oradea, 2015)
Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in amphibians confiscated from illegal wildlife trade and used in an ex situ breeding program in Brazil
(Inter-ResearchOldendorf Luhe, 2012)
This paper describes an outbreak of chytridiomycosis affecting a group of Dendrobates tinctorius, a Neotropical anuran species, confiscated from the illegal wildlife trade and housed in a private zoo in Brazil as part of ...
Interaction between breeding habitat and elevation affects prevalence but not infection intensity of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Brazilian anuran assemblages
Chytridiomycosis, an infectious disease of amphibians, is caused by the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) and has been linked to declining amphibian populations worldwide. The susceptibility of amphibians to ...
Physiological responses of Brazilian amphibians to an enzootic infection of the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
Pathophysiological effects of clinical chytridiomycosis in amphibians include disorders of cutaneous osmoregulation and disruption of the ability to rehydrate, which can lead to decreased host fitness or mortality. Less ...
Historical dynamics of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Amazonia
The Amazon forest is known for its astonishing amphibian diversity, yet the potential distribution and underlying impacts of the most important amphibian pathogen is unknown for most of Amazonia. In this retrospective ...