Efficacy of chemical disinfectants for the containment of the salamander chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans

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Van Rooij, Pascale; Pasmans, Frank; Coen, Yanaika; Martel, An; (2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5638399, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186269
  • Subject: Cell Membranes | CHYTRIDIOMYCOSIS | Infectious Diseases | Engineering and Technology | Alcohols | Chemical Compounds | Physical Sciences | Distillation | Public and Occupational Health | Hygiene | SP-NOV | MECHANISMS | Fungal Pathogens | Catalases | Biology and Life Sciences | Equipment | Separation Processes | RESISTANCE | Enzymology | Sanitization | DENDROBATIDIS | Science | Mycology | Microbial Pathogens | Research Article | Disinfection | Infectious Disease Control | Preventive Medicine | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Enzymes | LIFE | Pathogens | Organic Chemistry | Proteins | Health Care | Veterinary Sciences | AMPHIBIANS | Chemistry | STRESS | Research and Analysis Methods | Microbiology | Medicine | Q | Medical Microbiology | R | CELLS | Cell Biology | Cellular Structures and Organelles | Biochemistry | Medicine and Health Sciences | Organic Compounds

The recently emerged chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) causes European salamander declines. Proper hygiene protocols including disinfection procedures are crucial to prevent disease transmission. Here, the efficacy of chemical disinfectants in kill... View more
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