Storage of samples at high temperatures reduces the amount of amphibian chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis DNA detectable by PCR assay
M Van Sluys, KM Kriger, AD Phillott, R Campbell, LF Skerratt, J-M Hero
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms | INTER-RESEARCH | Published : 2008
Awarded by CAPES/Brazil
This research was supported by The Consortium for Conservation Medicine (New York), the Eppley Foundation for Research, the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Water, and the Endangered Frog Research Group at Griffith University. Albertina Lima helped in the field work and Kevin Ashton and Rebecca Webb assisted in the PCR analyses. During the development of this study, M.V.S. was a visiting lecturer in the Centre for Innovative Conservation Strategies at Griffith University and held a fellowship from CAPES/Brazil (BEX 0570/05-2).