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Avian Diagnostic Sample Collection


Step-by-step instructions include how to collect blood in chickens and ducks, swab samples from the oropharynx, sinuses, cloaca, joints, bone marrow, and internal organs, as well as how to collect samples for histopathology and parasitology. Also included are the proper methods for preparing and shipping specimens to a diagnostic laboratory for bacterial, viral, and Mycoplasma isolation. Emphasis is placed on collecting and submitting high-quality samples to the laboratory, as well as following international regulations for the shipment of Dangerous Goods. 

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