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Enteritis associated with adeno-virus-like particles in captive lorikeets

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Mackie, J.T., Black, D. and Prior, H. (2003) Enteritis associated with adeno-virus-like particles in captive lorikeets. Australian Veterinary Journal, 81 (5). pp. 293-295.


Article Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-0813.2003.tb12578...

Publisher URL: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/home


This report describes necrotizing enteritis associated with intranuclear inclusion bodies and adenovirus-like particles in captive lorikeets from a well-managed pet shop in Northern Victoria, Australia (February 2002).
The clinical signs, gross and histopathologic lesions in scaly breasted lorikeets (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus) and rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) are discussed. This appears to be the first report of adenovirus infection in lorikeets.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Biosecurity Queensland
Additional Information:Reproduced with permission from the © Australian Veterinary Journal. Access to published version may be available via Publisher’s website.
Keywords:Pets and companion animals; aviary birds; case reports; clinical aspects; Enteritis necroticans; histopathology; intestinal diseases; lesions; postmortem examinations; viruses; Adenoviridae; lorikeets.
Subjects:Veterinary medicine > Diseases of special classes of animals > Avian
Veterinary medicine > Veterinary pathology
Veterinary medicine > Veterinary virology
Live Archive:07 May 2004
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:47

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