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Emerg Infect Dis. 2010 Feb;16(2):290-3. doi: 10.3201/eid1602.091391.

White-nose syndrome fungus (Geomyces destructans) in bat, France.

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University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Abstract

White-nose syndrome is caused by the fungus Geomyces destructans and is responsible for the deaths of >1,000,000 bats since 2006. This disease and fungus had been restricted to the northeastern United States. We detected this fungus in a bat in France and assessed the implications of this finding.

PMID:
20113562
PMCID:
PMC2958029
DOI:
10.3201/eid1602.091391
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