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Infectious Avian Diseases

Avian Diseases Transmissible to Humans

Describes types of diseases that do not pose a serious threat, but that pet and poultry owners should be aware of.

Avian Gastric Yeast

Megabacteria grows in a narrow zone of the stomach and can infect poultry, companion, and wild birds.

Chlamydia Psittaci: (Parrot Fever) Infection in Companion Birds

Doctor discusses this bacterial infection commonly known as psittacosis and contagious between psittacine species.

House Finch Disease Survey

Monitors the occurrence of mycoplasmal conjunctivitis, a disease that affects House Finches and other wild bird species in the United States and Canada. Describes the disease and tells how to recognize it.

Improved Aviculture Management May Prevent Candidiasis in Birds

Provides detail on Candida albicans, a fungus that can grow uncontrollably and impair respiration and feeding. Discusses management of this condition and the treatment for it.

Merck Veterinary Manual: Caged Birds

Gives an index to a variety of avian diseases such as bacterial, mycotic, parasitic, and viral.

Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease Today

Describes the viral infection that many species of birds are susceptible to.

Psittacosis

Discusses transmission, diagnosis, and treatment of this dangerous disease.

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