Journal article

Endemicity of chytridiomycosis features pathogen overdispersion

Laura F Grogan, Andrea D Phillott, Benjamin C Scheele, Lee Berger, Scott D Cashins, Sara C Bell, Robert Puschendorf, Lee F Skerratt

J Anim Ecol | WILEY | Published : 2016


Awarded by Department of Environment Heritage

Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We have no conflicts of interest to declare. We thank H. Ricardo and volunteers for assistance in the field, and S. Garland and R. Campbell for PCR testing. This study was conducted with approval by the James Cook University Animal Ethics Committee ( Certificate no. A970) and Queensland Environmental Protection Agency ( Fauna permit no. WISP033606305). Funding was provided by the Department of Environment Heritage via the tender 42/2004 'Experimental research to obtain a better understanding of the epidemiology, transmission and dispersal of amphibian chytrid fungus in Australian ecosystems' and the Australian Research Council grants FT100100375, LP110200240 and DP120100811.