Sunday, 8 May 2011

Elevated temperature clears chytrid fungus infections from tadpoles of the midwife toad

A new study by Corina Geiger et al. (University of Zurich, Switzerland) that was recently published in the journal Amphibia-Reptilia shows that prolonged exposure to elevated temperatures clears chytrid fungus infection in tadpoles of the midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans).
The article is available at
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/brill/amre/2011/00000032/00000002/art00015
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