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Research Article

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

About the Authors

Kathryn Patterson Sutherland, Sameera Shaban
Department of Biology, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, United States of America
Jessica L. Joyner
Odum School of Ecology and Department of Environmental Health Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
James W. Porter
Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
Erin K. Lipp
Department of Environmental Health Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: kpsutherland@rollins.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KPS EKL JWP. Performed the experiments: KPS SS JLJ EKL. Analyzed the data: KPS SS EKL. Wrote the paper: KPS SS EKL JWP.