White-Nose Syndrome Fungus (Geomyces destructans) in Bats, Europe

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Wibbelt, Gudrun ; Kurth, Andreas ; Hellmann, David ; Weishaar, Manfred ; Barlow, Alex ; Veith, Michael ; Prüger, Julia ; Görföl, Tamás ; Grosche, Lena ; Bontadina, Fabio ; Zöphel, Ulrich ; Seidl, Hans-Peter ; Cryan, Paul M. ; Blehert, David S. (2010)
  • Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases, volume 16, issue 8, pages 1,237-1,243 (issn: 1080-6040, eissn: 1080-6059)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3298319, doi: 10.3201/eid1608.100002
  • Subject: Dermatomycoses/epidemiology | Ribosomal Spacer/genetics | Ascomycota/genetics | research | Dermatomycoses/veterinary | Myotis spp. | bats | Ribosomal Spacer/chemistry | DNA | Geomyces destructans | Disease Outbreaks/veterinary | Animals | Ascomycota/isolation & purification | Europe | Chiroptera/microbiology | Polymerase Chain Reaction/veterinary | hibernation | Medizin | fungi | mortality | Europe/epidemiology | pathogen | Fungal/genetics | Dermatomycoses/microbiology | Fungal/chemistry | White-nose syndrome
    • ddc: ddc:610

White-nose syndrome is an emerging disease in North America that has caused substantial declines in hibernating bats. A recently identified fungus (Geomyces destructans) causes skin lesions that are characteristic of this disease. Typical signs of this infection were no... View more
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