Polly can make you sick: Pet bird-associated diseases

Keels S. Jorn, Kristine M. Thompson, Jan M. Larson, Janis E. Blair

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Pet birds can harbor diseases that can be transmitted to their owners. This review describes the presentation, evaluation, and basic treatment of infectious syndromes caused by these bacterial, viral, protozoal, fungal, and parasitic zoonoses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-243
Number of pages9
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2009

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  • Medicine(all)


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