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For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • AVIAN
  • SYSTEM:
    • HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEM
  • ORGAN:
    • LIVER
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • SAUER
  • INSTITUTION:
    • NATIONAL ZOO
  • GENPATH:
    • VIRAL
  • COMMENTS:
    • Papillomatosis of the gastrointestinal tract and cholangiocarcinoma are the result of infection of neotropical psittacines with PHV-1, the virus that also causes Pacheco's disease.