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Diseases

What if any diseases can a human contract from parrots (cockatiel, conure, cockatoo, amazon)?
Type of Animal
:  
Parrots
Age of Animal
:  
unknown
Sex of Animal
:  
Female
Breed of Animal
:  
cockatoo
Last date your pet was examined by a vet?
:  
November 15, 2010
City
:  
Medina
State/Province
:  
Ohio
Country
:  
USA
Blood Test Results
:  
none
X-Ray Results
:  
none
Other pertinent test results
:  
none
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Parrot fever referred to as Psittacosis is one zoonotic or contagious airborne disease that can be transmitted between humans and birds, including parrots.
Dr Carol Osborne, DVM
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