• Corpus ID: 68113262

Companion Bird Medicine

  title={Companion Bird Medicine},
  author={Michael Taylor},
  journal={Canadian Veterinary Journal-revue Veterinaire Canadienne},
  • Michael Taylor
  • Published 1 August 1988
  • Medicine
  • Canadian Veterinary Journal-revue Veterinaire Canadienne

Endoparasitic Infection in Indian House Crow (Corvus splendens)

Sarcocystis and Hymenolepis diminuta are of zoonotic importance and their presence in the droppings of the crow, indicates the possible role of crow in transmitting / spreading of human endoparasites.

Prevalence of Endoparasitic Infection in Free Ranging Peacocks of Southern Tamil Nadu, India

1 Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu-637002, India 2 Wild animal Veterinarian, Animal Care Trust, Rajapalayam, Tirunelveli-626117, T.N., India 3 Indian Veterinary

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Detection of Mycobacterium avium in pet birds

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Haemoproteus columbae in domestic pigeons in Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana.

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Fatal combined infection with Haemoproteus noctuae and Leucocytozoon ziemanni in juvenile snowy owls (Nyctea scandiaca)

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