Hematology and Absence of Hemoparasites in Breeding Common Terns (Sterna hirundo) from Cape Cod, Massachusetts

@inproceedings{Fiorello2009HematologyAA,
  title={Hematology and Absence of Hemoparasites in Breeding Common Terns (Sterna hirundo) from Cape Cod, Massachusetts},
  author={Christine V. Fiorello and Ian C. T. Nisbet and Jeremy J. Hatch and Carolyn Corsiglia and Mark A. Pokras},
  booktitle={Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract In June and July 1995, 98 breeding common terns (Sterna hirundo) were captured, weighed, and bled as a part of ongoing research on the population health and reproductive biology of this species of special concern. Packed cell volume, total and differential white blood cell counts, and blood smears were obtained. Blood smears from 75 terns were examined. No hemoparasites were found. There were some significant differences among hematologic parameters in birds from different islands, and… Expand
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