Avian Influenza (AI) Protocols Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza has been detected in poultry in NSW. This is a notifiable disease and has potential serious implications if not controlled. We have been given instructions by various authorities regarding appropriate protection and control measures that we need to adopt to best protect our patients and staff.  Most […]

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Avian Chlamydiosis and Psittacosis

Chlamydiosis in Birds Avian Chlamydiosis also know as ornithosis is a common disease of many bird species and is caused by the bacterial organism Chlamydia psittaci. Bird’s owners should be aware that this is a zoonotic disease, meaning it can be transmitted from birds to humans, and also know its implications. The disease in people […]

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