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Implant Osteomyelitis in a Barn Owl (Tyto alba)
Terry Schulz, Sam Silverman and John Thilsted
The Journal of Zoo Animal Medicine
Vol. 8, No. 4 (Dec., 1977), pp. 11-15
Published by: American Association of Zoo Veterinarians
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20460169
Page Count: 5
You can always find the topics here!Topics: Osteomyelitis, Bones, Lesions, Owls, Long bones, Mycoplasma, Joints, Barns, Swelling, Claws
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Mycoplasma sp. and Pasteurella pseudotuberculosis were isolated in large numbers from joint fluid and blood in a 4-week-old barn owl (Tyto alba) which developed soft tissue swellings caused by trauma of talon implants from sibling owls. The wounds resulted in osteomyelitis of several long bones. The bird died three days after clinical signs were detected.
The Journal of Zoo Animal Medicine © 1977 American Association of Zoo Veterinarians