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Herpesvirus Infection in Birds



The veterinarian will diagnose and medicate the bird according to the type of herpesvirus. Some herpesvirus infections, like Pacheco’s disease, damage the organs to such an extent, that the effects of the organ damage continue even after the bird is cured of the herpesvirus infection.