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Normal haematology and blood chemistry of captive adult stone curlews (Burhinus oedicnemus)
Blood samples were obtained from 18 stone curlews (Burhinus oedicnemus) as part of a study on health and disease in this species. Routine haematology and blood chemistry analyses were carried out toExpand
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Assessment of a commercial sandwich ELISA in the diagnosis of aspergillosis in falcons
A commercial sandwich ELISA (Platelia Aspergillus EIA; Bio-Rad) developed for the detection of galactomannan, a major cell wall constituent of Aspergillus species, was tested for its efficacy in theExpand
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Serum Protein Electrophoresis by Using High-resolution Agarose Gel in Clinically Healthy and Aspergillus Species-infected Falcons
Abstract Serum protein electrophoresis has gained importance in avian medicine during the past decade. Interpretation of electrophoretic patterns should be based on species-specific referenceExpand
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Normal haematology of free-living green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) from the United Arab Emirates
A comprehensive health assessment was conducted in May 1997 on free-living green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) occurring off the coast of Ras Al-Khaima, United Arab Emirates. As an integral part ofExpand
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The Use of Voriconazole for the Treatment of Aspergillosis in Falcons (Falco Species)
ABSTRACT To evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of voriconazole for the treatment of aspergillosis in falcons, 20 falcons with aspergillosis admitted to the Dubai Falcon Hospital from AugustExpand
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Pharmacokinetics of enrofloxacin after intravenous, intramuscular and oral administration in houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata macqueenii).
The in-vitro activity of enrofloxacin against 117 strains of bacteria isolated from bustards was determined. Minimum inhibitory concentrations for 72% of the Proteus spp., E. coli, Salmonella spp.Expand
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Seroprevalence of H5 avian influenza virus in birds in the United Arab Emirates
VARIOUS serotypes of avian influenza (AI) virus have been isolated sporadically from birds in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), including H7N3, H7N1 and H9N2 ([Wernery and Manvell 2003][1], [Kent andExpand
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PLASMA CONCENTRATIONS OF VITAMIN E IN SIX SPECIES OF BUSTARD (GRUIFORMES: OTIDIDAE)
Vitamin E (measured as α-tocopherol) and cholesterol concentrations were determined in plasma samples collected from 86 clinically healthy captive adult bustards of six species and 23 captiveExpand
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An outbreak of cryptosporidiosis in a collection of Stone curlews (Burhinus oedicnemus) in Dubai
We describe an outbreak of cryptosporidiosis in Stone curlews kept in a mixed-species rearing unit in Dubai. Cryptosporidium was the predominant intestinal pathogen detected, although microbiologicalExpand
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Urinalysis as a Noninvasive Health Screening Procedure in Falconidae
ABSTRACT Clinical signs of renal disorders in animals, including raptors, are not specific. Furthermore, serum or plasma biochemical parameters change only when 70% of kidney function is lost. InExpand
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