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Non-declining amphibians can be important reservoir hosts for amphibian chytrid fungus

Brannelly, Laura A.; Webb, Rebecca; Hunter, D.A.; Clemann, Nick; Howard, K; Skerratt, Lee F.; Berger, Lee; Scheele, Benjamin


Amphibian chytridiomycosis, caused by infection with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), is the most devastating vertebrate disease on record. Reservoir hosts are likely to be important in the Bd‐amphibian system because many amphibian species can carry infections without experiencing mortality. However, while a variety of reservoirs have been proposed, few have been empirically demonstrated to act as competent reservoir hosts. In this study, we investigate whether the common eastern froglet,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Animal Conservation
DOI: 10.1111/acv.12380


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