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Title: Avian gastric yeast infection in a cockatiel
Authors: Salgado, Melissa
Keywords: Cockatiel -- Diseases -- Case studies
Cockatiel -- Infections -- Case studies
Issue Date: 24-Aug-2005
Series/Report no.: Senior seminar paper
Seminar SF610.1 2006 S25
Abstract: Avian gastric yeast (Macrorhabdus ornithogaster), formerly known as Megabacteria, is becoming increasingly prevalent in pet and breeding birds in the United States. This report describes a chronic M. ornithogaster infection in a cockatiel. The case history, clinical presentation, diagnostic procedures, and treatments are described. The M. ornithogaster infection resolved; however, the cockatiel continued to have chronic crop statis. Chronic infection with M. ornithogaster resulted in sclerosing ingluvitis in this case. A discussion of the morphology, clinical forms, antemortem and postmortem diagnoses, and treatments for Macrorhabdus ornithogaster follow.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/13438
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