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Referring to birds of the parrot family (parrots, parakeets, and budgerigars).
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Key words: polyomavirus 1, beak and feather disease virus, polymerase chain reaction, avian, Psittaciformes, psittacine birds
A total of one hundred and ten (110) psittacine birds (fifty lories, thirty rainbow lorikeet and thirty green naped lorikeets) were housed in cages were investigated.
These include investigating Chlamydia and Beak and Feather Disease circovirus infections in psittacines, botulism in waterbirds, reviewing Eastern Grey Kangaroo and Southern Brown Bandicoot investigations and undertaking disease risk assessments.
Despite the fact that pigeons and psittacine are considered the main sources of human infection (ANDERSEN & FRANSON, 2007; MAGNINO et al.
Histopathological survey of protozoa, helminths and acarids of imported and local psittacine and passerine birds in Japan.
The Brevard Zoo and the Rare Species Conservatory Foundation (RSCF) joined forces to help renovate the only psittacine avairy on the Caribbean island of Dominica, home to one of the Imperial Amazon (Amazon imperialis).
Nobbe denied the Polly-in-Margaritaville charges of psittacine abuse, but an officer said the creature's upper portions seemed damp when he was called to the scene, and a Humane Society employee said when the bird was brought to the shelter it ate voraciously, a pattern consistent, she averred, with its having the "drunken munchies."
A WELL-KNOWN expert on parrots and a council member of the Parrot Society, Brian Fullick, from Bellshill, has just published a book called The Checklist of Psittacine Names and Alternative Names.
This bacterium has been isolated from 129 avian species and is most commonly identified in psittacine birds (e.g., parakeets, parrots, macaws, and cockatiels).
Neither Pseudomonas nor Proteus species have previously been reported, to our knowledge, in toucan rhinosinusitis cases, although P aeruginosa is a frequent isolate from upper respiratory infections in psittacine birds.
The phylogenetic relationships revealed grouping with psittacine poxviruses, including isolates from the United Kingdom (macaw, GenBank accession no.
Laminosioptes cysticola has been previously described in passerines (FAIN, 1981; STEWART, 1963), a psittacine (FAIN, 1981) and pigeons (FAIN, 1981; TORO, 1999), both playing roles in harbouring and dissemination.