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Diagnosing chytridiomycosis, amphibians
Diagnosing chytridiomycosis, amphibians

Chytrid infection can be diagnosed using a variety of methods, including direct observation on wet mount preparations of sloughed skin or the submission of samples for PCR analysis.

Courtesy of Courtney McKena, Johns Hopkins School of Medical Illustration and the National Aquarium.