Averting a North American biodiversity crisis

@article{Yap2015AvertingAN,
  title={Averting a North American biodiversity crisis},
  author={Tiffany A Yap and Michelle S. Koo and Richard F. Ambrose and David B. Wake and Vance T. Vredenburg},
  journal={Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={349},
  pages={481 - 482}
}
A newly described pathogen poses a major threat to salamanders via trade In the midst of an ongoing sixth mass extinction (1), more than 40% of all amphibians are threatened (2). Chytridiomycosis, an emerging infectious disease (EID) caused by the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), has been more devastating than any infectious wildlife disease recorded, with >200 amphibian species collapsing to or near extinction (3). Recently, a new infectious chytrid fungal pathogen from… Expand
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