Aspergillosis and candidiasis in psittacine and passeriforme birds with particular reference to nasal lesions.

@article{Tsai1992AspergillosisAC,
  title={Aspergillosis and candidiasis in psittacine and passeriforme birds with particular reference to nasal lesions.},
  author={Shinn Shyong Tsai and Jae H Park and Katsuya Hirai and Chitoshi Itakura},
  journal={Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A},
  year={1992},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={699-709}
}
High incidences of aspergillosis (12.9%) and candidiasis (15.4%) were encountered in 241 psittacines and passeriformes which died within 2 weeks of quarantine after being imported into Japan. Respiratory aspergillosis was diagnosed in 31 birds which involved mainly the nasal cavity (17 birds), lung (14 birds) and air sac (13 birds). Thirty-seven birds had candidial lesions in various organs, especially in the nasal cavity (22 birds), crop (17 birds), oesophagus (12 birds), proventriculus (6… CONTINUE READING