COMMON BIRDS, COMMON PATHOGENS

Table 2

 

Pigeon/dove

African lovebird

Eclectus

Chicken

Asiatics

(Ringnecks)

Megabacteria

Uncommon

Very common

Uncommon (unless with PBFD)

Rare

Uncommon

Motile protozoa Giardia/

Cochlosoma

Common

Rare

Rare

Uncommon

Uncommon

Trichomonads

Very common

Uncommon

Rare

Uncommon

Rare

PBFD

(Beak & Feather)

None

Common

Common

None

Common

Polyomavirus

None

Common

Very common

None

Very common

Chlamydophila

(Psittacosis)

Very common

Common

Common

Common

Common

Coccidia

Very common

Uncommon

Uncommon

Very common

Uncommon

Roundworm

Very common

Common

Uncommon

Very common

Common

Tapeworm

Rare

Rare

Rare

Uncommon

Rare

 

 

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