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Host Range and Effects on Different Species of Amphibians 3. Effect of Chytridiomycosis on Wild Amphibian Populations G. Resistance to Infection 1. Individuals 2. Populations H. Transmission and Spread of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis I. Diagnosis of Chytridiomycosis 1. Sampling 2. Identification of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis J. Management 1. Disinfection 2. Treatment of Chytridiomycosis 3. Quarantine Guidelines 4. Control Options K. Discussion 1. Chytridiomycosis and Amphibian Declines 2.

And Collins, J. , 2006. First case of ranavirus-associated morbidity and mortality in natural populations of the South American frog Atelognathus patagonicus. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 72: 87-92. Gahl, M. K. and Calhoun, A. J. , 2008. Landscape setting and risk of Ranavirus mortality events. Biolog. Cons. 141: 2679-2689. , MBrquez, A. , 2006. Ranavirus detection by PCR in cultured tadpoles (Rana catesbeiana Shaw, 1802) from South America. Aquaculture 257: 78-82. , Maniero, G. , Cohen, N. , 2003.

Whittington, R. J. , 1998a. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 32: 1-8. CHAPTER 2 Fungal Diseases of Amphibians Lee Ber er, Joyce E. Longcore, Rick Speare, Alex Hyatt and Lee F. S erratt f I. Introduction II. Chytridiomycosis A. Overview of Chytridiomycosis B. Distribution and Prevalence of Chytridiornycosis in Relation to Amphibian Declines 1. Australasia 2. Latin America 3. North America 4. Europe 5. Asia 6. Africa C. Taxonomy 1. The Chytridiomycota 2. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Amphibian Chytrid) D.

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