Health Alert: Singapore Reports Chalmydiosis in Imported Parrot

The Poultry Site, 29 Aug 2013
SINGAPORE - A recently imported pet parrot has died as the result of chlamydiosis, an infection that can also affect people and poultry species.
The veterinary authorities in Singapore sent an Immediate Notification dated 29 August to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
The report covers the first occurrence in the country of Chlamydophila psittaci. It was in an Amazon parrot, which showed signs of illness on 21 July. The bird belonged to a private owner who kept two other birds - a macaw and a lovebird - which were subsequently found not to be infected. Full story
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