Occurrence of Sarcocystis falcatula in captive psittacine birds in Brazil.

@article{Godoy2009OccurrenceOS,
  title={Occurrence of Sarcocystis falcatula in captive psittacine birds in Brazil.},
  author={Silvia Neri Godoy and C{\'a}tia Dejuste de Paula and Zalmir Silvino Cubas and Eliana Reiko Matushima and J L Cat{\~a}o-Dias},
  journal={Journal of avian medicine and surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={18-23}
}
Thirty-eight captive psittacine birds housed in a bird park in Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil, died within a 15-month period as a result of infection with Sarcocystis falcatula. Although fatalities affected 16 species of psittacine birds, mortality was highest in Old World species, which were most susceptible to the pulmonary form of sarcocystosis. Along… CONTINUE READING