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Fig. 5

From: Amphibian chytridiomycosis: a review with focus on fungus-host interactions

Fig. 5

Clinical signs and pathology associated with infection due to Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans. a a naturally infected fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra) found during a B. salamandrivorans-outbreak (Robertville, Belgium) showing several ulcers (white arrows) and excessive skin shedding; b extensive ulceration (white arrows) at the ventral side of an infected fire salamander; c skin section through an ulcer evidences abundant intracellular colonial thalli in all epidermal skin layers; immunohistochemical stain with polyclonal antibodies to B. dendrobatidis; scale bar 10 µm; d magnification of the intracellular colonial thalli from micrograph c; immunohistochemical stain; scale bar 10 µm

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