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Clinical features of avian vacuolar myelinopathy in American coots

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Clinical features of avian vacuolar myelinopathy in American coots; 2002; Article; Journal; Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association; Larsen, R. S.; Nutter, F. B.; Augspurger, T.; Rocke, T. E.; Tomlinson, L.; Thomas, N. J.; Stoskopf, M.K.

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Objectivea??To characterize clinical features of avian vacuolar myelinopathy (AVM) in American coots. Designa??Case-control study. Animalsa??26 AVM-affected American coots and 12 unaffected coots. Proceduresa??Complete physical, neurologic, hematologic, and plasma biochemical evaluations were performed. Affected coots received supportive care. All coots died or were euthanatized, and AVM status was confirmed via histopathologic findings. Resultsa??3 severely affected coots were euthanatized immediately after examination. Seventeen affected coots were found dead within 7 days of admission, but 5 affected coots survived > 21 days and had signs of clinical recovery. Abnormal physical examination findings appeared to be related to general [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.2460/javma.2002.221.80
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