Measurement of tear secretion in healthy pigeons by using the phenol red thread test.

@article{Hayat2014MeasurementOT,
  title={Measurement of tear secretion in healthy pigeons by using the phenol red thread test.},
  author={Aqib Hayat and Halil Selçuk Biricik},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2014},
  volume={175 23},
  pages={
          594
        }
}
The objectives of this study were to determine the applicability of the phenol red thread (PRT) test as a new method for the evaluation of tear secretion in healthy male and female pigeons, to establish normal physiologic reference values in these animals, and to compare seasonal variations in these values. Seventy-five pigeons of both sexes, with no ocular abnormalities, were included in the study. The phenol red impregnated thread was inserted into the recessus conjunctiva inferior for… CONTINUE READING