Sample Collection - Chytrid Testing
Follow the guidelines below for step by step instructions to swab and send samples for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Chytrid) testing.
*A protocol for chytrid sampling is described and illustrated in : Hyatt, A.D., Boyle, A. H. D., Olsen, V., Boyle, D. B., Berger, L., Obendorf, D., Dalton, A., ... & Campbell, R. (2007). Diagnostic assays and sampling protocols for the detection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Diseases of aquatic organisms, 73(3), 175-192. (available on request)
If you have any queries about specific tests or sampling, please contact the pathologists or ring 01535 692000.
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