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Research Article

Seasonal Pattern of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Infection and Mortality in Lithobates areolatus: Affirmation of Vredenburg's “10,000 Zoospore Rule”

  • Vanessa C. Kinney,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Jennifer L. Heemeyer,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Allan P. Pessier,

    Affiliation: Wildlife Disease Laboratories, San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Michael J. Lannoo mail

    mlannoo@iupui.edu

    Affiliation: Terre Haute Center for Medical Education, Indiana University School of Medicine, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Published: March 10, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016708

About the Authors

Vanessa C. Kinney, Jennifer L. Heemeyer
Department of Biology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States of America
Allan P. Pessier
Wildlife Disease Laboratories, San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego, California, United States of America
Michael J. Lannoo
Terre Haute Center for Medical Education, Indiana University School of Medicine, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mlannoo@iupui.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJL VK JH AP. Performed the experiments: MJL VK JH AP. Analyzed the data: MJL VK JH AP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJL AP. Wrote the paper: MJL VK JH AP.