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Research Article

Endemic Infection of the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus in a Frog Community Post-Decline

  • Richard W. R Retallick,

    Affiliations: School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia, School of Life Sciences—Biology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Hamish McCallum mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: hmccallum@zen.uq.edu.au

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia

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  • Rick Speare

    Affiliation: Amphibian Diseases Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

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  • Published: October 05, 2004
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020351

About the Authors

Richard W. R Retallick
School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Richard W. R Retallick, Hamish McCallum
Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
Richard W. R Retallick
School of Life Sciences—Biology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America
Rick Speare
Amphibian Diseases Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: hmccallum@zen.uq.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

RWRR and RS conceived and designed the experiments. RWRR performed the experiments. HIM analyzed the data. HIM wrote the paper.