Avipoxvirus infections in brown kiwi (Apteryx mantelli).

  title={Avipoxvirus infections in brown kiwi (Apteryx mantelli).},
  author={Hye Jeong Ha and M. R. K. Alley and L Howe and Isabel B. Castro and Brett D Gartrell},
  journal={New Zealand veterinary journal},
  volume={61 1},
CASE HISTORY Nodular lesions were found on the skin of two immature brown kiwi (Apteryx mantelli) less than 6 months of age living freely on Ponui Island off the North Island of New Zealand. The lesions were observed during routine external examination undertaken as a part of the management of other research projects, one in 2006 and the other in 2011. Apart from the skin lesions, both birds showed no signs of illness and the lesions resolved spontaneously over a 2-month period. PATHOLOGICAL… CONTINUE READING