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2017

  • Iwanowicz, D.D., Schill, W.B., Olson, D.H., Adams, M.J., Densmore, C., Cornman, R. S., Adams, C., Figiel, Jr., Anderson, C.W., Blaustein, A.R., Chestnut, T. 2017. Potential concerns with analytical methods used for the detection of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans from archived DNA of amphibian swab samples, Oregon, USA. Herpetological Review. 48(2): 352–355. [Link]
  • Chytridiomycose Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal), Actieplan - België, 2017, Brussel, 54 blz. [Link]
  • Stokstad, E. 2017. A fungus is attacking Europe's most beloved salamander. It could wreak havoc if it gets to North America. Science: DOI: 10.1126/science.aan7117 . [Link]
  • Gilbert, M. & A. Spitzen, 2017. Amphibian fungal disease in the live animal trade. OFI Journal, Issue 84, pp 16-18. [Link]
  • Dillon, M. J., Bowkett, A. E., Bungard, M. J., Beckman, K. M., O'brien, M. F., Bates, K., Fischer, M.C., Stevens, J.R., Thornton, C. R. 2017. Tracking the amphibian pathogens Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans using a highly specific monoclonal antibody and lateral‐flow technology. Microbial biotechnology, 10(2), 381-394. [Link]
  • Stegen, G., F. Pasmans, B.R. Schmidt, L.O. Rouffaer, S. van Praet, M. Schaub, S. Canessa, A. Laudelout, T. Kinet, C. Adriaensen, F. Haesebrouck, W. Bert, F. Bossuyt, A. Martel A, 2017. Drivers of salamander extirpation mediated by Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans. Nature, Issue 544, pp 353-356. [Link]
  • Fisher, M. C., 2017. Ecology: In peril from a perfect pathogen. Nature, Issue 544, 300-301. [Link]
  • Grant, E.H.C., E. Muths, R.A. Katz, S. Canessa, M.J. Adams, J.R. Ballard, L. Berger, C.J. Briggs, J.T.H. Coleman, M.J. Gray, M.C. Harris, R.N. Harris, B. Hossack, K.P. Huyvaert, J. Kolby, K.R. Lips, R.E. Lovich, H.I. McCallum, J.R. Mendelson III, P. Nanjappa, D.H. Olson, J.G. Powers, K.L.D. Richgels, R.E. Russell, B.R. Schmidt, A. Spitzen-van der Sluijs, M.K. Watry, D.C. Woodhams & C.L. White, 2017. Using decision analysis to support proactive management of emerging infectious wildlife diseases. Frontier in  Ecology and the Environment, 8. [Link]
  • Farrer, R. A., Martel, A., Verbrugghe, E., Abouelleil, A., Ducatelle, R., Longcore, J. E., James, T.Y., Fisher, M.C., Cuomo, C. A. 2017. Genomic innovations linked to infection strategies across emerging pathogenic chytrid fungi. Nature Communications, 8, 14742. [Link]
  • Laking, A.E., Ngo, H.N., Pasmans, F., Martel, A., Nguyen, T.T. 2017. Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans is the predominant chytrid fungus in Vietnamese salamanders. Scientific Reports, 7, 44443. [Link]
  • Schmidt, B.R., Bozzuto C., Lötters, S., Steinfartz, S. 2017. Dynamics of host populations affected by the emerging fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans. Royal Society Open Science 4:160801. [Link]
  • EFSA (European Food Safety Authority), Balàž, V., Schmidt, C.G., Murray, K., Carnesecchi, E., Garcia, A., Gervelmeyer, A., Martino,
    L.,Munoz, G.I.,Verdonck, F., Zancanaro, G., Fabris, C. 2017. Scientific and technical assistance concerning the survival, establishment and spread of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal)  in  the  EU. EFSA Journal,15(2) -4739 (77)  [Link]

          2016

  • Gilbert, M. & Spitzen-van der Sluijs, A., 2016. The Salamander fungus, too hot to handle? OFI Journal 82: 16-19. [Link]
  • CABI, 2016. Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans - pathogen [original text Tariq Stark]. In: Invasive Species Compendium. Wallingford, UK: CABI International. [Link]
  • CABI, 2016. Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans - infection [original text by Tariq Stark]. In: Invasive Species Compendium. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. [Link] 
  • Feldmeier, S. Schefczyk, L. Wagner, N. Heinemann, G. Veith, M. Lötters, S, 2016. Exploring the Distribution of the Spreading Lethal Salamander Chytrid Fungus in Its Invasive Range in Europe – A Macroecological Approach. PLoS ONE 11: 10 [Link]
  • Parrott, J. C., Shepack, A., Burkart, D., LaBumbard, B., Scimè, P., Baruch, E., & A. Catenazzi, 2016. Survey of Pathogenic Chytrid Fungi (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and B. salamandrivorans) in Salamanders from Three Mountain Ranges in Europe and the Americas. EcoHealth, 1-7. [Link]
  • White, C.L., M.J. Forzan, A.P. Pessier, M.C. Allender, J.R. Ballard, A. Catenazzi, H. Fenton, A. Martel, F. Pasmans, D.L. Miller, R.J. Ossiboff, K.L.D. Richgels, J.L. Kerby. 2016. Amphibian: A case definition and diagnostic criteria for Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans chytridiomycosis. Herpetological Review 47:207-209. [Link]
  • Spitzen-van der Sluijs, A., A. Martel, J. Asselberghs, E.K. Bales, W. Beukema, M.C. Bletz, L. Dalbeck, E.  Goverse, A. Kerres, T. Kinet, K. Kirst, A. Laudelout, L.F. Marin da Fonte, A. Nöllert, D. Ohlhoff, J. Sabino-Pinto, B.R. Schmidt, J. Speybroeck, F. Spikmans, S. Steinfartz, M. Veith, M. Vences, N. Wagner, F. Pasmans & S. Lötters, S. 2016. Expanding distribution of lethal amphibian fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Europe. Emerging Infectious Diseases: 22(7).  [Link]
  • Richgels, K L., R.E. Russell, M.J. Adams, C.L. White & E.H.C. Grant (2016). Spatial variation in risk and consequence of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans introduction in the USA. Royal Society Open Science, 3(2), 150616. [Link]
  • Grant, E.H.C., E. Muths, R.A. Katz, Stefano Canessa, M.J. Adam, J.R. Ballard, L. Berger, C.J. Briggs, J. Coleman, M.J. Gray, M.C. Harris, R.N. Harris, B. Hossack, K.P. Huyvaert, J.E. Kolby, K.R. Lips, R.E. Lovich, H.I. McCallum, J.R. Mendelson III, P. Nanjappa, D.H. Olson, J.G. Powers, K.L.D. Richgels, R.E. Russell, B.R. Schmidt, A. Spitzen-van der Sluijs, M.K. Watry, D.C. Woodhams & C.L. White 2016. Salamander chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans) in the United States—Developing research, monitoring, and management strategies: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1233, 16 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20151233. [Link]

2015

  • Sabino-Pinto, J., Bletz, M., Hendrix, R., Perl, R. B., Martel, A., Pasmans, F., Lötters, S., Mutschmann, F., Schmeller, D. S., Schmidt, B. R., Veith, M., Wagner, N., Vences, M. & Steinfartz, S. 2015. First detection of the emerging fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Germany. Amphibia-Reptilia, 1-5. [Link]
  • Blooi M., Martel A., Haesebrouck F., Vercammen F., Bonte D., Pasmans F. 2015. Treatment of urodelans based on temperature dependent infection dynamics of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans. Scientific Reports, 5(8037): [Link]
  • Blooi M., F. Pasmans, L. Rouffaer, F. Haesebrouck,  F. Vercammen & A. Martel, 2015. Successful treatment of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans infections in salamanders requires synergy between voriconazole, polymyxin E and temperature. Scientific Reports, 5(11788) [Link]
  • Van Rooij, P. , A. Martel, F. Haesebrouck & F. Pasmans 2015. Amphibian chytridiomycosis: a review with focus on fungus-host interactions. Vet Res. 46. [Link]
  • Cunningham, A.A., K., Beckmann, M., Perkins, L., Fitzpatrick, R., Cromie, J., Redbond, M. F., O’Brien, P., Ghosh, J., Shelton & M.C., Fisher. 2015. Emerging disease in UK amphibians. Veterinary record. [Link]
  • Gray, M.J., Lewis, J.P., Nanjappa, P., Klocke, B., Pasmans, F., Martel, A., Stephen, C., Olea, G.P., Smith, S.A., Sacerdote-Velat, A. and Christman, M.R. 2015. Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans: The North American Response and a Call for Action. PLoS Pathogens, 11(12) e1005251. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005251 [Link]
  • Yap, T. A., Koo, M. S., Ambrose, R. F., Wake, D. B., & Vredenburg, V. T. 2015. Averting a North American biodiversity crisis. Science, 349(6247), 481-482. [Link]
  • Gimeno A., Meikl, M., Pitt, A., Winkler, M., Berninger, U.G., Borsdorf, A., Köck, G., Scott, B., Braun, V. 2015. Testing of Fire Salamanders around Salzburg for Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans within a school project. eco.mont (Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research), 7(1):72-76. [Link]
  • Bales, E.K., Hyman, O.J., Loudon, A.H., Harris, R.N., Lipps, G., Chapman, E., Roblee, K., Kleopfer, J.D., Terrell, K.A. 2015. Pathogenic chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, but not B. salamandrivorans, detected on eastern Hellbenders. PLoS ONE, 10(2) [Link]

Gilbert, M. & Spitzen-van der Sluijs, A. 2016. The Salamander fungus, too hot to handle? OFI Journal 82: 16-19. [Link]
Gilbert, M. & Spitzen-van der Sluijs, A. 2016. The Salamander fungus, too hot to handle? OFI Journal 82: 16-19. [Link]
Gilbert, M. & Spitzen-van der Sluijs, A. 2016. The Salamander fungus, too hot to handle? OFI Journal 82: 16-19. [Link]

2014

  • Martel, A., M. Blooi, C. Adriaensen, P. van Rooij, W. Beukema, M.C. Fisher, R.A. Farrer, B.R. Schmidt, U. Tobler, K. Goka, K.R. Lips, C. Muletz, K.R. Zamudio, J. Bosch, S. Lötters, E. Wombwell, T.W.J. Garner, A.A. Cunningham, A. Spitzen-van der Sluijs, S. Salvidio, R. Ducatelle, K. Nishikawa, T.T. Nguyen, J.E. Kolby, I. van Bocxlaer, F. Bossuyt & F. Pasmans. 2014. Recent introduction of a chytrid fungus endangers Western Palearctic salamanders. Science 346: 630-631. [Link]
  • Zhu, W., Xu, F., Bai, C., Liu, X., Wang, S., Gao, X., Yan, S., Li, X, Liu, Z., Li, Y. 2014. A survey for Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Chinese amphibians. Current Zoology, 60(6):729-735. [Link]

2013

  • Martel, A., Spitzen-van der Sluijs, A., Blooi, M., Bert, W., Ducatelle, R., Fisher, M. C., Woeltjes, A., Bosman, W., Chiers, K., Bossuyt, F. & Pasmans, F. 2013. Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans sp. nov. causes lethal chytridiomycosis in amphibians. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(38), 15325-15329. [Link]
  • Spitzen - van der Sluijs, A., Spikmans, F., Bosman, W., de Zeeuw, M., Goverse, E., Kik, M., Pasmans, F., Martel., A. 2013. Rapid enigmatic decline drives the fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra) to the edge of extinction in the Netherlands. Amphibia-Reptilia  34, 233-239. [Link]   

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