THIRD INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON RANAVIRUSES:

ADVANCING THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE THREAT OF RANAVIRUSES TO NORTH AMERICAN HERPETOFAUNA

Authors

  • Amanda L.J. Duffus
  • Patricia Johnson
  • V. Gregory Chinchar
  • Matthew J. Gray
  • Thomas B. Waltzek

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17161/jnah.vi1.11923

Abstract

Members of the genus Ranavirus, one of five genera within
the family Iridoviridae, encompass a group of large, doublestranded
DNA viruses that infect all three classes of ectothermic
vertebrates: fish, amphibians, and reptiles. Ranaviruses are
globally emerging pathogens that cause considerable morbidity
and mortality among diverse populations. In North America,
ranavirus epizootics are regularly reported in wild and cultured
fish, amphibian, and reptile populations.

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Published

2017-03-29

How to Cite

Duffus, A. L., Johnson, P., Chinchar, V. G., Gray, M. J., & Waltzek, T. B. (2017). THIRD INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON RANAVIRUSES:: ADVANCING THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE THREAT OF RANAVIRUSES TO NORTH AMERICAN HERPETOFAUNA. Journal of North American Herpetology, (1), 34–36. https://doi.org/10.17161/jnah.vi1.11923