38. Aspergillosis

  1. Dolores Gavier-Widén2,3,
  2. J. Paul Duff4 and
  3. Anna Meredith5
  1. Désirée S. Jansson DVM, PhD

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch38

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

How to Cite

Jansson, D. S. (2012) Aspergillosis, in Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (eds D. Gavier-Widén, J. P. Duff and A. Meredith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch38

Editor Information

  1. 2

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 3

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 4

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

  4. 5

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Animal Health and Antimicrobial Strategies, National Veterinary Institute & Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199056

Online ISBN: 9781118342442

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Keywords:

  • fungal and yeast infections;
  • Aspergillus, ascomycetous genus of saprobic filamentous fungi;
  • Aspergillus spp., carbon/nitrogen recycling from organic;
  • Aspergillus fumigates, in mammalian/avian aspergillosis;
  • aspergillosis treatment in birds, a low success rate;
  • prevention, for high-risk control of wild birds in captivity;
  • Aspergilli, rarely pathogenic to healthy people/domestic animals;
  • sporulating cultures, need for care in the laboratory

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