Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis detection by Real-Time and Endpoint PCR in two species of frogs that inhabit in the Quito’s Metropolitan Guangüiltagua Park. The First Confirmed Report of Chytridiomycosis in an Urban Park located in Ecuador

David A. Narváez-Narváez, Alejandro Cabrera-Andrade, Andrés Merino-Viteri, César Paz-y-Miño, Germán Burgos, Alexander Genoy-Puerto Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) is one of the principal causes of amphibian declination worldwide. A previous sample (not reported) determined the presence of Bd in tadpoles of Gastrotheca riobambae that inhabits in ponds of Quito’s Metropolitan Guangüiltagua Park…

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