Lara J Rachowicz

Summary

Affiliation: National Park Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Emerging infectious disease as a proximate cause of amphibian mass mortality
    Lara J Rachowicz
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3140, USA
    Ecology 87:1671-83. 2006
  2. pmc Population genetics of the frog-killing fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
    Jess A T Morgan
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:13845-50. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the disease transmission function: effects of density on Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis transmission in the mountain yellow-legged frog Rana muscosa
    Lara J Rachowicz
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3140, USA
    J Anim Ecol 76:711-21. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Transmission of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis within and between amphibian life stages
    Lara J Rachowicz
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3140, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 61:75-83. 2004

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Emerging infectious disease as a proximate cause of amphibian mass mortality
    Lara J Rachowicz
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3140, USA
    Ecology 87:1671-83. 2006
    ..muscosa, that this emerging disease is the proximate cause of numerous observed R. muscosa population declines, and that the disease threatens this species with extirpation at numerous sites in California's Sierra Nevada...
  2. pmc Population genetics of the frog-killing fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
    Jess A T Morgan
    Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:13845-50. 2007
    ..Recombination raises the possibility of resistant sporangia and a mechanism for rapid spread as well as persistence that could greatly complicate global control of the pathogen...
  3. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the disease transmission function: effects of density on Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis transmission in the mountain yellow-legged frog Rana muscosa
    Lara J Rachowicz
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3140, USA
    J Anim Ecol 76:711-21. 2007
    ..5. The impacts of crowding and temperature on transmission were also investigated; however, neither of these factors significantly affected the transmission rate...
  4. ncbi request reprint Transmission of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis within and between amphibian life stages
    Lara J Rachowicz
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3140, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 61:75-83. 2004
    ..In addition, we provide guidelines for visually detecting B. dendrobatidis in R. muscosa tadpoles, which may be useful in other affected species. Field surveys of infected and uninfected populations verify this identification technique...