Bird Handler’s Disease

(redirected from Bird Fancier’s Lung)
A type of hypersensitivity pneumonitis—extrinsic allergic alveolitis—caused by allergy to bird components or bird droppings, avian serum or gut proteins
At risk birds Budgerigars, chickens, ducks, parakeets, pigeons, turkeys
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