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Human Pathogen Shown to Cause Disease in the Threatened Eklhorn Coral Acropora palmata

  • Kathryn Patterson Sutherland mail,

    kpsutherland@rollins.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, United States of America

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  • Sameera Shaban,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, United States of America

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  • Jessica L. Joyner,

    Affiliation: Odum School of Ecology and Department of Environmental Health Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • James W. Porter,

    Affiliation: Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Erin K. Lipp

    Affiliation: Department of Environmental Health Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: August 17, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023468

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Title: “Human Bacteria Killing Coral in Florida Keys - NYTimes.com”
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Publication: National Geographic
Title: “Human Waste Bacteria Jumped to Coral, Caused Die-off”
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Publication: Science
Title: “Human Excrement to Blame for Coral Decline - ScienceNOW”
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Title: “Human Wastewater Pinned to Coral Disease : Discovery News”
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