Encephalitozoon sp. in the blue-masked lovebird, Agapornis personata (Reichenow): first confirmed report of microsporidan infection in birds.

@article{Kemp1975EncephalitozoonSI,
  title={Encephalitozoon sp. in the blue-masked lovebird, Agapornis personata (Reichenow): first confirmed report of microsporidan infection in birds.},
  author={Rob Kemp and John P. Kluge},
  journal={The Journal of protozoology},
  year={1975},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={489-91}
}
A microsporidan tentatively classified as Encephalitozoon sp. on the basis of structure and tinctorial qualities was identified in tissues from a group of blue-masked lovebirds. Agapornis personata (Reichenow). The organism was present in renal tubular epithelial cells, hepatocytes, bile duct epithelial cells, and intestinal epithelial cells. Focal hepatic… CONTINUE READING