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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Amphibians acquire resistance to live and dead fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis overcoming fungal immunosuppression

«These results suggest that amphibians can acquire immunity to B. dendrobatidis that overcomes pathogen-induced immunosuppression and increases their survival.» Emerging fungal pathogens pose a

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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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