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Psittacosis (Chlamydia psitacci)

€15.00

Psittacosis: If your bird is having breathing problems, have it checked for this respiratory disease. We also recommend testing some birds randomly for quality control of your bird collection.

Analysis with cloacal swab : Use a cotton swab. Introduce it in the bird cloaca and rub the interior quickly. Let it dry for 30 minutes and place it in the lid or plastic bag. 

Results in 7-10 working days

Psittacosis:

It is caused by a bacterium called Chlamydia psittaci or Chlamydophila psittaci. It affects the respiratory tract; and it can be transmitted to human beings causing pneumonia. If your bird is having breathing problems, you should have it checked for this respiratory disease.

Samples needed: 

cloacal swab: Use a cotton swab. Introduce it in the bird cloaca and rub the interior quickly. Let it dry for 30 minutes and place it in the lid or plastic bag. 

oropharyngeal swab: Use a cotton swab. Introduce it in the mouth of the bird and rub it arround the trachea.

Results in 7-10 working days.

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