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EEDA Textbook References: Avian Mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma gallisepticum)

Bokhari SA. Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection and prevention. Avian Research Center, University of Minnesota. Available at: http://www.cvm.umn.edu/avian/SFPC/Mycoplasma.html*. Accessed 17 March 2003.

Bozeman LH, Kleven SH, Davis RB. Mycoplasma challenge studies in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) and chickens. Avian Dis. 1984;28:426-34.

Brown MB, Butcher GD. Mycoplasma gallisepticum as a model to assess efficacy of inhalant therapy in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus). Avian Dis. 1991;35:834-9.

Butcher GD. Mycoplasma gallisepticum - a continuing problem in commercial poultry (VM130). Veterinary Medicine-Large Animal Clinical Sciences Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida; 2002 May. Available at: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/PS034. Accessed 3 Jan 2007.

Farmer KL, Hill GE, Roberts SR.  Susceptibility of wild songbirds to the house finch strain of Mycoplasma gallisepticum. J Wildl Dis. 2005;41:317-25.

Garner G, Saville P, Fediaevsky A. Manual for the recognition of exotic diseases of livestock: A reference guide for animal health staff [online]. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [FAO]; 2004. Mycoplasmosis (M. gallisepticum). Available at: http://www.spc.int/rahs/Manual/Manuale.html. Accessed 13 Dec 2006.

Kahn CM, Line S, editors. The Merck veterinary manual [online]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co; 2003. Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection. Available at: http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/203402.htm. Accessed 3 Jan 2007.

Kleven SH, Fletcher WO. Laboratory infection of house sparrows (Passer domesticus) with Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Mycoplasma synoviae. Avian Dis. 1983;27:308-11.

Kollias GV, Sydenstricker KV, Kollias HW, Ley DH, Hosseini PR, Connolly V, Dhondt AA. Experimental infection of house finches with Mycoplasma gallisepticum. J Wildl Dis. 2004;40:79-86.

Ley DH. Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection. In Calnek BE, HJ Barnes, CW Beard, LR McDougald, YM Saif, editors. Diseases of poultry. 11th ed. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press; 2003. p. 722-744.

U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey [USGS] National Wildlife Health Center. Manual of wildlife diseases: General field procedures and diseases of birds. USGS; 1999. Mycoplasmosis. Available at: http://www.nwhc.usgs.gov/publications/field_manual/chapter_11.pdf. Accessed 3 Jan 2007.

World Organization for Animal Health [OIE] . Manual of diagnostic tests and vaccines [online]. Paris: OIE; 2004. Avian Mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma gallisepticum). Available at: http://www.oie.int/eng/normes/mmanual/A_00104.htm. Accessed 3 Jan 2007.

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