Bacterial and viral pathogens detected in sea turtles stranded along the coast of Tuscany, Italy

  Sea turtles infections are examined. The first isolation of Lactococcus garviae and the first detection of Betanodavirus in sea turtles indicate the possibility

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Monitoring of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (frog fungus) in collections of captive amphibians

“Of 610 pet amphibians tested, we recorded 5.1% to be infected with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis”, also known as frog fungus. The popularity of amphibians as

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Phaeohyphomycosis resulting in obstructive tracheitis in three green sea turtles Chelonia mydas

The dematiaceous fungus species Veronaea botryosa was isolated from the tracheal mass in 2 cases, and genetic sequence of V. botryosa was detected by

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