prevalence of batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in three species of wild frogs on prince edward island, canada.chytridiomycosis, caused by the fungus batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (bd), has resulted in the decline or extinction of approximately 200 frog species worldwide. it has been reported throughout much of north america, but its presence on prince edward island (pei), on the eastern coast of canada, was unknown. to determine the presence and prevalence of bd on pei, skin swabs were collected from 115 frogs from 18 separate sites across the province during the summer of 2009. the swabs were tested t ...201021387987
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