Resource capture and competitive ability of non-pathogenic Pseudogymnoascus spp. and P. destructans, the cause of white-nose syndrome in bats.

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Michael B Wilson; Benjamin W Held; Amanda H Freiborg; Robert A Blanchette; Christine E Salomon;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5472292, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178968
  • Subject: Microbial Control | Research Article | Earth Sciences | Data Management | Antimicrobials | Antifungals | Taxonomy | Geology | Bats | Phylogenetic Analysis | Grasses | Evolutionary Biology | Plants | Pharmacology | Phylogenetics | Sedimentary Geology | Animals | Experimental Organism Systems | Evolutionary Systematics | Petrology | Biology and Life Sciences | Computer and Information Sciences | Drugs | White Nose Syndrome | Research and Analysis Methods | Microbiology | Medicine | Rice | Metabolites | Sediment | Plant and Algal Models | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Q | R | Mammals | Fungi | Biochemistry | Science | Organisms | Metabolism | Medicine and Health Sciences | Animal Diseases | Mycology | Zoology

White-nose syndrome (WNS) is a devastating fungal disease that has been causing the mass mortality of hibernating bats in North America since 2006 and is caused by the psychrophilic dermatophyte Pseudogymnoascus destructans. Infected bats shed conidia into hibernaculum ... View more
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