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Risk Factors » Birds


Birds: Disease risks from bird exposure.
Introduction: Birds can be carriers of certain types of diseases that can be transferred to humans. Birds can also act as a "reservoir" for other diseases that may be transmitted by mosquitos or other "vectors".

Condition count: 8; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor classes: Animals (45)

Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Birds: Diseases list

The following list of medical conditions have 'Birds' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:




  • Psittacosis ... parrots, ducks, canaries, budgerigars, bird droppings, poultry, bird exposure, turkeys, feathers, lovebirds, cockatiels, pigeons, macaws, parakeets



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  • history of mood disorders ... type of Previous history
  • history of postpartum depression ... type of Previous history
  • history of vascular graft ... type of Surgery
  • HIV ... see HIV-AIDS
  • HIV infection ... type of HIV-AIDS
  • HIV-infected persons ... type of HIV-AIDS

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