First identification of Herpesvirus infections among endemic and exotic psittacines in Mexico

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Turral Ramírez, Ma. Montserrat; Córdova Ponce, Rodolfo; González Ruíz, Cynthia; Castañeda Aceves, Graciela; Marín Flamand, Ernesto; Garrido Fariña, Germán; Ramírez Álvarez, Hugo;
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia
  • Subject: Herpesvirus | Psittacines | Proctodeum Cells | Histopathology | PCR

Abstract: The illegal trafficking of exotic birds such as parrots is now the third most lucrative business in the world and has been a problem for several years. As a result of this trafficking, there has been an increase in the emergence of exotic diseases. Herpesvirus... View more
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