Come Fly with Me: Avian Parasitology
There is a dizzying variety of birds that may be encountered in clinical practice. These include parrots, pigeons, doves, canaries, finches, backyard poultry, waterfowl, and a few others. These birds carry an equally diverse array of parasites. This lecture will focus on those parasites that a practitioner is most likely to encounter in a clinical setting. Clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of the most common avian parasites will be covered in enough detail that attendees can immediately put what they learn into practice.
- Learn the common parasitic diseases of avian species
- Know how to quickly diagnose and treat avian parasites
- Learn which medications are legal/illegal to use in pet poultry