Referring to an outbreak of disease in a bird population.
[epi- + G. ornithos, bird + -ic]
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To the Editor: Certain arthropod-borne epornitic flaviviruses, namely, West Nile virus (WNV) and Usutu virus (USUV), have spread recently in parts of Europe (1,2).
Epornitic of a papova-like virus-associated disease in a psittacine nursery.
An epornitic of avian cholera in waterfowl and Common Crows in Phelps County, Nebraska, in the spring.
In Georgia, epornitic infections were reported in commercial quail, and fatal cases occurred in two dogs and 70 piglets.
Epornitic of papova-like virus associated disease in a psittacine nursery.
In late July, an EEE epornitic (i.e., an outbreak in a bird population) occurred in a pheasant flock on Maryland's eastern shore, leading to 20 deaths among approximately 1500 fowl.