[Tweeters] A disease from old birdhouses??
karenhank at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 7 18:36:04 PST 2013
My wife is a retired RN. She worked for a doctor who had a patient with symptoms that were severe and difficult to diagnose. The patient kept pigeons. It was discovered that the patient had a respiratory fungal infection from working with the pigeons.
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On Mar 7, 2013, at 5:50 PM, Bill Anderson <billandersonbic at yahoo.com> wrote:
> There are pneumonic fungal infections which can be caught from bird droppings. I suggest that the friend wear a surgical or painter's type face mask the next time he cleans bird houses and see if that prevents it.
> Bill Anderson; Edmonds, WA. USA
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