Common Cutaneous Bacteria Isolated from Snakes Inhibit Growth of Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola

@article{Hill2017CommonCB,
  title={Common Cutaneous Bacteria Isolated from Snakes Inhibit Growth of Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola},
  author={Aubree J. Hill and Jacob E. Leys and Danny Bryan and Fantasia M. Erdman and Katherine S. Malone and Gabrielle N. Russell and Roger D. Applegate and Heather M A Fenton and Kevin D. Niedringhaus and Andrew N. Miller and Matthew C. Allender and Donald M. Walker},
  journal={EcoHealth},
  year={2017},
  volume={15},
  pages={109-120}
}
There is increasing concern regarding potential impacts of snake fungal disease (SFD), caused by Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola (Oo), on free-ranging snake populations in the eastern USA. The snake cutaneous microbiome likely serves as the first line of defense against Oo and other pathogens; however, little is known about microbial associations in snakes. The… CONTINUE READING
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