Journal article

Whether the Weather Drives Patterns of Endemic Amphibian Chytridiomycosis: A Pathogen Proliferation Approach

Kris A Murray, Lee F Skerratt, Stephen Garland, Darren Kriticos, Hamish McCallum

PLoS One | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2013

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Awarded by Australian Government Department of the Environment and Heritage

Funding Acknowledgements

Major funding for the project was supplied by Australian Research Council Discovery Grant DP0451402 to H. McCallum, R. Speare, A. Hyatt, and P. Daszak. K. Murray was supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award, an Australian Biosecurity CRC professional development award, and a Wildlife Preservation Society of Australia student research award. Funding by the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Heritage (tender 42/2004 on the epidemiology of chytridiomycosis) contributed to the cost of diagnostic testing, and we thank R. Campbell for some of the PCR analyses. K. Murray was partially supported while writing the manuscript by EcoHealth Alliance and a James Cook University - Griffith University Collaboration Grant to L. Skerratt, H. McCallum and J-M. Hero. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.