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In conclusion, this case helps to remind clinicians that avian pox should be included on the list of differential disease diagnoses of birds with any multifocal proliferative lesions on the skin.
Whilst a range of species are known to be susceptible to the avian pox virus, the cases of infection in tits are not typical of the type of avian pox we are used to seeing, because the lesions are particularly large," he said.
These inclusion bodies (Bollinger bodies) stained red with Oil Red O, which was consistent with avian pox infection.
The clinical signs, epizootiology, and pathologic findings were highly suggestive of avian pox infection in these 4 red-rumped parakeets.
The present study was carried out to investigate the epidemiology and lesions of avian pox in captive peafowl chicks.
Annual epizootics of avian pox (Avipoxvirus) and avian malaria (Plasmodium relictum) likely led to the extinction of some species and continue to impact populations of susceptible Hawaiian honeycreepers (Drepanidinae).
17,18) Avian pox (Avipoxvirus species), by contrast, is a viral infection caused by a large, double-stranded DNA virus that typically causes tumor-like swellings on exposed skin or diphtheritic lesions on the mouth, trachea, and esophagus of infected birds.
In addition, owners described epizootics of wartlike seasonal skin lesions, presumably but not confirmed as avian pox.
Avian pox is a common viral disease of domestic and wild birds, (1,2) but to the best of our knowledge, infection with poxvirus has never been diagnosed or reported in wild birds in the Sultanate of Oman.
The presence of avian pox in endemic birds in the Galapagos Islands has led to concern that the health of these birds may be threatened by avipoxvirus introduction by domestic birds.