THRIPS, THYSANOPTERA, LIMOTHTHRIPS DENTICORNIS INFESTATION ON OSTRICHES
 
Description    Thirps, Thysanoptera (LIMOTHTHRIPS DENTICORNIS) in large numbers on ostriches (Struthio camelus) caused clinical signs.
 
Species   Avian
 
Signs   Abnormal behavior, aggression, changing habits, Anorexia, Chemosis, Conjunctival, scleral, injection, Conjunctival, scleral, redness, Lack of growth or weight gain, Lacrimation, Orbital, periorbital, periocular, conjunctival swelling, Pruritus, Skin papules, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Weight loss
 
References   Cooper RG. Thysanoptera infestation on skin and periorbital cellulitis in ostriches (Struthio camelus) aged 14 months. N Z Vet J 2007;55:130 [Web Reference]
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