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Bacterial septicemias in two psittacine birds.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3888939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pasteurellosis was diagnosed in a red-fronted conure (Aratinga wagleri) that had been bitten on its breast by a cat 2 weeks before death. The wound spread rapidly, involving the skin over the entire breast and the underlying musculature. Septicemia that followed dermatitis and myositis was the cause of death. Pasteurella multocida was isolated in pure culture from the heart blood and liver. Diagnosis of Escherichia coli septicemia and enteritis in a hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) was based on lesions such as generalized hyperemia and hemorrhages in visceral organs, fibrinonecrotic lesions in the intestine, and isolation of E coli in pure culture from the heart blood, liver, and intestine.
Authors:
B Panigrahy; B G Harmon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association     Volume:  186     ISSN:  0003-1488     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.     Publication Date:  1985 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-07-12     Completed Date:  1985-07-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503067     Medline TA:  J Am Vet Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  983-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Animals, Domestic
Bird Diseases / pathology*
Birds
Escherichia coli Infections / pathology,  veterinary*
Female
Male
Pasteurella Infections / pathology,  veterinary*
Sepsis / pathology,  veterinary*

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