Life cycle stages of the amphibian chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.

@article{Berger2005LifeCS,
  title={Life cycle stages of the amphibian chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.},
  author={L. Berger and A. Hyatt and R. Speare and J. Longcore},
  journal={Diseases of aquatic organisms},
  year={2005},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={
          51-63
        }
}
An overview of the morphology and life cycle of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, the cause of chytridiomycosis of amphibians, is presented. [...] Key Method We used a range of methods to examine stages of the life cycle in culture and in frog skin, and to assess ultrastructural pathology in the skin of 2 frogs.Expand
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