Detail of Grant Awarded Academic Researches
Investigation of pathogens that infects humans from wild birds that was pet birds, such as the rose-ringed parakeet （Psittacula krameria manillennsis）that inhabitats near Tama River
|Affiliation||Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Graduate school of Agriculture|
The 80 feces of Rose-ringed parakeet were collected near Tama river, and subjected to PCR detection of avian bornavirus,Chlamydia, and astrovirus. And Salmonella detection was performed by culture. All samples were negative for avian bornavirus and Salmonella. Chlamydia was positive for 13 samples (16.2%), and Astrovirus was positive for 1 sample（1.2%）. The determination of nucleic acid sequence and isolation of microorganisms must be performed to confirm the results of PCR for positive samples.
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