Avian Pests and Avian-Related Diseases
Histoplasmosis – information about symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention
Histoplasmosis: Protecting Workers at Risk – document about histoplasmosis
Pictorial Keys to Arthropods, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals of Public Health Significance – pictorial keys used to teach animal identification to personnel (sanitarians, engineers, physicians, veterinarians, etc.) without special training in taxonomy
Salmonellosis Associated with Chicks and Ducklings (Michigan and Missouri, Spring 1999, MMWR) – summary of the outbreaks of salmonellosis associated with handling chicks and ducklings that occurred in Michigan and Missouri and the legislative efforts to control the distribution of chicks and ducklings
Vector Control – This section from Emergency and Terrorism Preparedness for Environmental Health Practitioners provides information and technical assistance on vector control for preventing disease and protecting public health.
Links to information from outside CDCH5N1 Avian Flu (H5N1 Bird Flu) – information about avian and pandemic flu
Health Hazards Associated With Bird and Bat Droppings (Illinois Department of Public Health) – fact sheet about the risk for disease from large populations of roosting birds