Pigeon diagnostics

Microbiological testing:

  •     Smear of goiter/cloaca/eye for bacteria and fungi
  •     Fecal examination for parasites
  •     Fecal culture for bacteria and fungi
      (i.a. Salmonella spp.)
  •     Post-mortem examination
  •     examination of feed

From the pathogens detected, an antibiogram/mycogram is performed.

and genetic:

  •     sex
  •     relatedness
  •     speed genes (LDHA, DRD4)
  •     Adenovirus,
  •     Herpesvirus,
  •     Circovirus,
  •     Chlamydia,
  •     Mycoplasma,

For more information, please see the Specimen collection tab.