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Frequent arousal from hibernation linked to severity of infection and mortality in bats with white-nose syndrome

http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0038920

By attaching data loggers to bats, we found bats infected with white-nose syndrome awoke from hibernation more frequently, which may contribute to increased mortality.

by Reeder, DeeAnn M.; Frank, Craig L.; Turner, Gregory G.; Meteyer, Carol U.; Kurta, Allen; Britzke, Eric R.; Vodzak, Megan E.; Darling, Scott R.; Stihler, Craig W.; Hicks, Alan C.; Jacob, Roymon; Grieneisen, Laura E.; Brownlee, Sarah A.; Muller, Laura K.; and Blehert, David S.
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Related topics:
Animal behavior, Bats, Pathology, Plant and animal tagging, Wildlife biology, Wildlife disease

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