ETHYLENE GLYCOL TOXICITY IN BIRDS
 
Description    Ethylene glycol, antifreeze, can be fatal in birds. Oxalate crystals are found in renal tissue at necropsy.
 
Species   Avian
 
Signs   Anorexia, Ataxia, Diarrhea, Dullness, Dysmetria, Neck weakness, Seizures or syncope, Sudden death, Torticollis, Trembling, Tremor
 
References   Lightfoot TL. Pet Bird Toxicity and Related Environmental Concerns. Vet Clin North Am Exotic Anim Pract 2008;11:229 [Web Reference]
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