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megabacteriosis

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megabacteriosis

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 12 July 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Animal Disease
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • megabacteriosis
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    CAB International
    Wallingford
    Oxfordshire
    OX10 8DE
    UK
    compend@cabi.org

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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • megabacteriosis

International Common Names

  • English: Macrorhabdus ornithogaster proventriculitis in birds; megabacteriosis in psittacine birds and ostriches; proventriculitis in birds

Host Animals

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Animal nameContextLife stageSystem
Melopsittacus undulatus
Struthio camelus (ostrich)

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Digestive Signs / Anorexia, loss or decreased appetite, not nursing, off feed Sign
Digestive Signs / Diarrhoea Sign
Digestive Signs / Dysphagia, difficulty swallowing Sign
Digestive Signs / Haematemesis, vomiting blood Sign
Digestive Signs / Melena or occult blood in faeces, stools Sign
Digestive Signs / Vomiting or regurgitation, emesis Sign
General Signs / Generalized weakness, paresis, paralysis Sign
General Signs / Inability to stand, downer, prostration Sign
General Signs / Increased mortality in flocks of birds Sign
General Signs / Lack of growth or weight gain, retarded, stunted growth Sign
General Signs / Pale mucous membranes or skin, anemia Sign
General Signs / Sudden death, found dead Sign
General Signs / Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift Sign
General Signs / Weakness, paresis, paralysis of the legs, limbs in birds Sign
General Signs / Weight loss Sign
Nervous Signs / Dullness, depression, lethargy, depressed, lethargic, listless Sign