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- Huynh, Minh, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Avian diseases 2014 v.58 no.2 pp. 223-227
- Staphylococcus aureus; aviaries; bacteria; bird diseases; blood flow; dermatitis; endocarditis; glomerulonephritis; humans; liver; males; myocarditis; parrots; public health; septicemia
- ... An 18-yr-old male hyacinth macaw (Anadorhynchus hyacinthinus) was found dead in his aviary with no preexisting signs. The bird had a chronic history of feather damaging behavior, with severe ulcerative dermatitis. Pathologic findings revealed a vegetative valvular endocarditis, myocarditis, septicemia, chronic severe glomerulonephritis, and thyroid dysplasia. Staphylococcus aureus was isolated fro ...