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Direct and Indirect Effects of Climate Change on Amphibian Populations
As part of an overall decline in biodiversity, populations of many organisms are declining and species are being lost at unprecedented rates around the world. This includes many populations andExpand
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Differential host susceptibility to Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, an emerging amphibian pathogen.
The amphibian fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) has received considerable attention due to its role in amphibian population declines worldwide. Although many amphibian speciesExpand
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Larval amphibians seek warm temperatures and do not avoid harmful UVB radiation
Habitat use by animals often reflects the balance between conflicting demands such as foraging and avoiding predation. Environmental stressors such as temperature can also affect habitat use in manyExpand
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Linking Ecology and Epidemiology to Understand Predictors of Multi-Host Responses to an Emerging Pathogen, the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus
Variation in host responses to pathogens can have cascading effects on populations and communities when some individuals or groups of individuals display disproportionate vulnerability to infectionExpand
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Reproductive health services in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa: A situation analysis study focusing on HIV/AIDS services
Reproductive health (RH) research using the Situation Analysis approach an assessment of the availability and quality of services has proven popular and useful in Africa where more than 25 suchExpand
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Daphnia predation on the amphibian chytrid fungus and its impacts on disease risk in tadpoles
Direct predation upon parasites has the potential to reduce infection in host populations. For example, the fungal parasite of amphibians, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), is commonly transmittedExpand
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Salinization decreases population densities of the freshwater crustacean, Daphniadentifera
Salinization of freshwater systems is a global concern. In the northern United States, a large driver of freshwater salinization is the application of road salt which runs into freshwater systems. WeExpand
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Individual and combined effects of multiple pathogens on Pacific treefrogs
In nature, individual hosts often encounter multiple pathogens simultaneously, which can lead to additive, antagonistic, or synergistic effects on hosts. Synergistic effects on infection prevalenceExpand
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A dilution effect in the emerging amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
Global declines in biodiversity are altering disease dynamics in complex and multifaceted ways. Changes in biodiversity can have several outcomes on disease risk, including dilution and amplificationExpand
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Stress and chytridiomycosis: exogenous exposure to corticosterone does not alter amphibian susceptibility to a fungal pathogen.
Recent emergence and spread of the amphibian fungal pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) has been attributed to a number of factors, including environmental stressors that increase hostExpand
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