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Old 05-10-2014, 06:43 AM
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Question Strep

My daughter and I have strep. Can we pass this to our birds? I am worried. Thank you.
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Re: Strep

Strep Throat ADVICE PLEASE!

In addition to the above thread, I'd like to say that strep is actually caused by bacteria, and it CAN be transmitted to your birds. If you do a Google search, you will find several places will confirm this.

I did a screen shot of an article I found online, written by Dr. Michael Doolen, who happened to be my Avian vet:

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Re: Strep

Now, I am really worried.
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Re: Strep

Please don't worry excessively. Practice good hygiene, take your antibiotics, and keep everything as clean as possible.
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