Aparente falta de evidencia sobre agentes infecciosos seleccionados de loras frente amarilla: implicaciones para los procesos de liberación

  • Kinndle Blanco Universidad Nacional Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria
  • Carmen Niehaus Universidad Nacional Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria
  • Alejandro Salinas Universidad Autónoma de Tlaxcala-CONACyT Centro Tlaxcala de Biología de la Conducta
  • Mauricio Jiménez Universidad Nacional Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria
  • Gaby Dolz Universidad Nacional Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria
Palabras clave: Amazona auropalliata, enfermedades infecciosas de aves, Costa Rica, reintroducción


Muestras de sangre, plumas, hisopados orofaríngeos y cloacales fueron obtenidos de nueve Amazona auropalliata de vida libre entre enero y mayo de 2009 en dos paisajes muy modificados en el norte de Costa Rica. Estas fueron analizadas para circovirus aviar, poliomavirus aviar, influenza aviar, Chlamydophila psittaci, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato y Rickettsia spp. Todas fueron negativas. Los resultados se discuten en términos de las implicaciones de los programas de reintroducción en las poblaciones silvestres.


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Blanco, K., Niehaus, C., Salinas, A., Jiménez, M., & Dolz, G. (2015). Aparente falta de evidencia sobre agentes infecciosos seleccionados de loras frente amarilla: implicaciones para los procesos de liberación. Ciencias Veterinarias, 31(1), 7-17. Recuperado a partir de https://www.revistas.una.ac.cr/index.php/veterinaria/article/view/6821
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