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dc.contributor.authorPrice, Stephen J.-
dc.contributor.authorGarner, Trenton W. J.-
dc.contributor.authorNichols, Richard A.-
dc.contributor.authorBalloux, François-
dc.contributor.authorAyres, César-
dc.contributor.authorMora-Cabello de Alba, Amparo.-
dc.contributor.authorBosch, Jaime-
dc.date.issued2014-11-03-
dc.identifierdoi: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.09.028-
dc.identifierissn: 0960-9822-
dc.identifiere-issn: 1879-0445-
dc.identifier.citationCurrent Biology 24(21): 2586-2591 (2014)-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/123917-
dc.description.abstract© 2014 The Authors. The emergence of infectious diseases with a broad host range can have a dramatic impact on entire communities and has become one of the main threats to biodiversity [1-4]. Here, we report the simultaneous exploitation of entire communities of potential hosts with associated severe declines following invasion by a novel viral pathogen. We found two phylogenetically related, highly virulent viruses (genus Ranavirus, family Iridoviridae) causing mass mortality in multiple, diverse amphibian hosts in northern Spain, as well as a third, relatively avirulent virus. We document host declines in multiple species at multiple sites in the region. Our work reveals a group of pathogens that seem to have preexisting capacity to infect and evade immunity in multiple diverse and novel hosts, and that are exerting massive impacts on host communities. This report provides an exceptional record of host population trends being tracked in real time following emergence of a wildlife disease and a striking example of a novel, generalist pathogen repeatedly crossing the species barrier with catastrophic consequences at the level of host communities.-
dc.description.sponsorshipThis work was supported by Natural Environment Research Council grant NE/G011885/1, the Systematics and Taxonomy (SynTax) research scheme administered by the Linnean Society of London, the Fundacio´ n General CSIC, Banco Santander, and European Research Council grant 260801-BIG-IDEA.-
dc.publisherCell Press-
dc.relation.isversionofPublisher's version-
dc.rightsopenAccess-
dc.titleCollapse of amphibian communities due to an introduced ranavirus-
dc.typeartículo-
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.cub.2014.09.028-
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2014.09.028-
dc.date.updated2015-10-27T11:31:14Z-
dc.description.versionPeer Reviewed-
dc.language.rfc3066eng-
dc.rights.licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/-
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