avian tuberculosis

avian tuberculosis
avian tuberculosis n tuberculosis of birds usu. caused by a bacterium of the genus Mycobacterium (M. avium) also infection of mammals (as swine) by the same bacterium

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a variety of tuberculosis affecting birds, caused by Mycobacterium avium, and characterized by tubercles consisting principally of epithelioid cells. It can be communicated to other animals and humans.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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