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Table 2 Main transmission routes of diseases

From: Zoonoses in pet birds: review and perspectives

Transmission route Contagious diseases Non contagious diseases
Direct contact yes yes no no no no
Indirect contact yes yes yes yes no no
Vector-borne yes no yes no yes no
Example in pet birds Chlamydophilosis Tuberculosis West Nile Fever Cryptosporidiosis Lyme disease Genetic disorders