cloacitis


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cloacitis

(ˌkləʊəˈsaɪtɪs)
n
(Veterinary Science) vet science inflammation of the cloaca in birds, including domestic fowl, and other animals with a common opening of the urinary and gastrointestinal tracts
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One (case 10) was in a lagger falcon (Falco jugger) and the second (case 11) was a Harris's hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus) with secondary cloacitis.
However multiple species have been shown to be capable of jumping across vertebrate host classes: C serpentis has been found in cattle (11); Cryptosporidium meleagridis, first described in turkeys, is a human pathogen (12); Cparvum has been identified in ray-finned fish (13,14); and an unnamed Cryptosporidium genotype first identified in cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) has been reported in association with cloacitis and cystitis in a green iguana (Iguana iguana).
The secondary cloacitis was managed with systemic antibiotics and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, in addition to the use of a topical medication.