Advanced diagnostic approaches and current management of proventricular dilatation disease

Ady Y. Gancz, Susan Clubb, H L Shivaprasad

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Proventricular dilatation disease (PDD) is a fatal inflammatory disease that affects mainly, but not exclusively, psittacine birds (Order: Psittaciformes). PDD has long been suspected to be a viral disease, but its causative agent, a novel Bornavirus, was only identified in 2008.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)471-494
Number of pages24
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Exotic Animal Practice
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2010



  • Avian borna virus
  • Diagnosis
  • Management
  • Proventricular dilatation disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Small Animals
  • Medicine(all)

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