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Ranavirus

Known as: Frog Virus, Frog Viruses, Ranaviruses 
A genus of IRIDOVIRIDAE which infects fish, amphibians and reptiles. It is non-pathogenic for its natural host, Rana pipiens, but is lethal for other… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
The emergence of infectious diseases with a broad host range can have a dramatic impact on entire communities and has become one… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Emerging infectious diseases are a significant threat to global biodiversity. While historically overlooked, a group of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Amphibians are globally threatened by anthropogenic habitat loss, the wildlife trade and emerging diseases. Previous authors have… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Pathogenic diseases and environmental contaminants are two of the leading hypotheses for global amphibian declines, yet few… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Members of the genus Ranavirus (family Iridoviridae) can cause catastrophic mortality of pond-breeding amphibians and are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Using field, molecular and histological methods, an epizootic, systemic disease causing death within wood frog Rana sylvatica… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Virulent parasites cannot persist in small host populations unless the parasite also has a reservoir host. We hypothesize that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Frog virus 3 (FV3) is the type species member of the genus Ranavirus (family Iridoviridae). To better understand the molecular… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The ability of five purified amphibian antimicrobial peptides (dermaseptin-1, temporin A, magainin I, and II, PGLa), crude… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
A large icosahedral virus was isolated from diseased grouper Epinephelus tauvina. The virus grew well in several cultured fish… Expand
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