Gregory R Ruthig

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Multihost saprobes are facultative pathogens of bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus eggs
    Gregory R Ruthig
    Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 101:13-21. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Fast quantitative PCR, locked nucleic acid probes and reduced volume reactions are effective tools for detecting Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis DNA
    Gregory R Ruthig
    Department of Biology, Grinnell College, 1116 8th Avenue, Grinnell, Iowa 50112, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 97:249-53. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Water molds of the genera Saprolegnia and Leptolegnia are pathogenic to the North American frogs Rana catesbeiana and Pseudacris crucifer, respectively
    Gregory R Ruthig
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 84:173-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Multihost saprobes are facultative pathogens of bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus eggs
    Gregory R Ruthig
    Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 101:13-21. 2012
    ..In a controlled experiment, isolates from 7 different host species were pathogenic to L. catesbeianus eggs. These results demonstrate that dead organisms can serve as reservoirs for facultative pathogens...
  2. doi request reprint Fast quantitative PCR, locked nucleic acid probes and reduced volume reactions are effective tools for detecting Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis DNA
    Gregory R Ruthig
    Department of Biology, Grinnell College, 1116 8th Avenue, Grinnell, Iowa 50112, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 97:249-53. 2012
    ..dendrobatidis DNA and produced results -similar to those of the MGB probe. The modifications that we tested can improve the cost, time efficiency and specificity of quantitative PCR as a tool for detecting pathogen DNA...
  3. doi request reprint Water molds of the genera Saprolegnia and Leptolegnia are pathogenic to the North American frogs Rana catesbeiana and Pseudacris crucifer, respectively
    Gregory R Ruthig
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 84:173-8. 2009
    ..Water molds are important pathogens in many amphibian systems, yet their ecological impact on amphibians remains mostly unknown...