Woodhams lab describes extraction-free pathogen detection

Protocol for pathogen detection from water bath

In an article published in Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, Dr. Molly Bletz, Brandon LaBumbard and Dr. Emily Le Sage team up with Dr. Woodhams to compare pathogen detection techniques using samples collected by swab or skin wash from the Department of Defense SERDP project focused on leopard frogs.

Bletz MC, LaBumbard BC, Le Sage EH, Woodhams DC. (2021) Extraction-free detection of amphibian pathogens from water baths. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 146: 81–89. doi: 10.3354/dao03621

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Douglas C. Woodhams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
UMass Boston | Department of Biology
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Boston, Massachusetts 02125
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