Isolation of avian serotype 3 paramyxoviruses from imported caged birds in Israel.

@article{Shihmanter1998IsolationOA,
  title={Isolation of avian serotype 3 paramyxoviruses from imported caged birds in Israel.},
  author={Esther Shihmanter and Yoram Weisman and Avishai Lublin and Shayesteh E. Mahani and Alexander Panshin and M. A. Lipkind},
  journal={Avian diseases},
  year={1998},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={829-31}
}
Ten avian serotype 3 paramyxoviruses were isolated for the first time in Israel from passerine and psittacine imported caged birds. The birds were submitted for investigation of an illness characterized by nonspecific signs of weakness, anorexia, vomiting, and sneezing. In addition, only the parakeets developed specific neurologic signs. In bacteriologic and pathologic investigation, cachexia and diarrhea were observed in both groups of birds. In psittacines, considerable alterations were… CONTINUE READING

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