megabacteriosis

megabacteriosis

an infection of the gastric isthmus of budgerigars and other caged birds, caused by Macrorhabdus.
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High mortality associated with megabacteriosis of proventriculus and gizzard in ostrich chicks.
However, 1 of these 3 cockatiels had gastric megabacteriosis (Macrorhabdus ornithogaster) and intraluminal yeast, and another had severe diffuse gastric megabacteriosis.
Other differential diagnoses for this case included a proventricular or ventricular obstruction, mycobacteriosis, megabacteriosis, and/or a bacterial or fungal infection of the proventriculus.