There are numerous causative agents of avian conjunctivitis, many of which are associated with systemic disease. A thorough evaluation of the patient's history and habitat is manadatory, and a complete physical examination and ophthalmic examination are required. The owner should be informed at the initial visit that an orderly sequential approach for obtaining diagnostic specimens is required and that a protracted course of treatment may be required to bring about complete, long-lasting resolution of clinical signs.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||23|
|Journal||Veterinary Clinics of North America - Exotic Animal Practice|
|State||Published - 2002|
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