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White-Nose Syndrome Fungus (Geomyces destructans) in Bat, France

Puechmaille SJ, Verdeyroux P, Fuller H, Gouilh MA, Bekaert M & Teeling EC (2010) White-Nose Syndrome Fungus (Geomyces destructans) in Bat, France. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 16 (2), pp. 290-293.

White-nose syndrome is caused by the fungus Geomyces destructans and is responsible for the deaths of >1,000,000 bats since 2006. This disease and fungus had been restricted to the northeastern United States. We detected this fungus in a bat in France and assessed the implications of this finding.

Emerging Infectious Diseases: Volume 16, Issue 2

Author(s)Puechmaille, Sebastien J; Verdeyroux, Pascal; Fuller, Hubert; Gouilh, Meriadeg Ar; Bekaert, Michaël; Teeling, Emma C
Publication date28/02/2010
PublisherCenter for Disease Control (CDC)
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