Snake fungal disease alters skin microbiome in eastern Massasaugas

Snake fungal disease alters skin microbiome in eastern Massasaugas

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In the first study of its kind, researchers characterized the skin microbiome of a population of free-ranging snakes to begin to understand how the animals' environmental microbial community may promote disease resistance as well as how it may be disrupted by infection.

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