Ranavirus

Ranavirus seems to be found mainly in common frogs. It causes two forms of disease: skin ulcers and internal bleeding. Read more

Chytrid fungus

The chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) is primarily a parasite of amphibians but may also be able to infect some birds and crustaceans which live in freshwater habitats. Read more

Amphibian Disease Precautions

Guidance for UK amphibian fieldworkers Read more