Ocular findings and reference values for selected ophthalmic diagnostic tests in the macaroni penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) and southern rockhopper penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome).

@article{Bliss2015OcularFA,
  title={Ocular findings and reference values for selected ophthalmic diagnostic tests in the macaroni penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus) and southern rockhopper penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome).},
  author={Cassandra D Bliss and Susette M Aquino and Sherry Woodhouse},
  journal={Veterinary ophthalmology},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          86-93
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To describe ophthalmic examination findings and standard diagnostic test results in 2 penguin species. ANIMALS STUDIED Macaroni & Southern Rockhopper Penguins. PROCEDURE Complete ophthalmic examinations including Schirmer tear test (STT), modified phenol red thread test (PTT), tonometry, and echobiometry were performed on penguins housed at the Detroit Zoo. Mean and standard deviation of ophthalmic tests are reported and compared for significance using two sample t-tests with… CONTINUE READING

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