Transmission of tuberculosis between men and pet birds: a case report.

@article{Schmidt2008TransmissionOT,
  title={Transmission of tuberculosis between men and pet birds: a case report.},
  author={Volker Schmidt and Susanne Schneider and Julian Schlomer and Maria-Elisabeth R Krautwald-Junghanns and Elvira Richter},
  journal={Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={589-92}
}
The present report describes a case of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in an African Grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus erithacus) kept as a pet bird. Diagnosis was confirmed by microbiologic and pathologic results, and indicated a human-avian transmission. Clinical signs included sublingual nodules resulting in anorexia and signs of osteolysis in the long bones. Proliferation consisted of several nodules with small greenish-caseous foci in cross-section and revealed a severe granulomatous… CONTINUE READING
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