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1 April 2002 Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection in a Canary (Serinus canaria L.) and a Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrot (Amazona amazona aestiva)
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I report two cases of mycobacteriosis in pet birds due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis and discuss the zoonotic implications. The canary with a tuberculous knot in the lung is the first description of M. tuberculosis in a nonpsittacine bird species.

Richard K. Hoop "Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection in a Canary (Serinus canaria L.) and a Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrot (Amazona amazona aestiva)," Avian Diseases 46(2), 502-504, (1 April 2002). https://doi.org/10.1637/0005-2086(2002)046[0502:MTIIAC]2.0.CO;2
Received: 6 September 2001; Published: 1 April 2002
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