White-Nose Syndrome Fungus (Geomyces destructans) in Bats, Europe
Cryan, Paul M.
Blehert, David S.
- Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Emerging Infectious Diseases,
(issn: 1080-6040, eissn: 1080-6059)
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
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...