Concurrent infection with ranavirus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, and Aeromonas in a captive anuran colony.

@article{Miller2008ConcurrentIW,
  title={Concurrent infection with ranavirus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, and Aeromonas in a captive anuran colony.},
  author={Debra Lee Miller and Sreekumari Rajeev and Milagros D Brookins and J. C. Cook and Lisa Whittington and Charles A Baldwin},
  journal={Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians},
  year={2008},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={445-9}
}
Four species (Dendrobates auratus, Phyllobates terribilis, Pyxicephalus adspersus, and Rhacophorus dennysi) of captive anurans with a clinical history of lethargy and inappetence were found dead and were submitted for necropsy. Gross lesions included irregular patches of sloughed skin and rare dermal ulcerations. Histologic findings included epidermal proliferation that was most pronounced on the digits and that included intracytoplasmic chytrid organisms. Bacteria were often associated with… CONTINUE READING