Observations on Giardia of budgerigars.

  • Elgene Box
  • Published 1981 in The Journal of protozoology


Sick budgerigars from a local aviary were found to be infected with Giardia. The trophozoites were of the Giardia duodenalis type as defined by Filice with elongate median bodies pointed on one or both ends and more or less perpendicular to the long axis of the body. Using three fixation-straining methods, and material from three birds, the length ranged… (More)


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