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Bird fancier's disease

This section deals with the clinical condition bird fancier's disease, listing the relevant immunological tests, together with a short explanation of their use.

Relevant immunological tests: Avian Precipitins

The symptoms are similar to farmer's lung but more commonly are of the chronic type. Precipitins (IgG) to avian proteins provide good evidence of the cause of the symptoms.


(Last updated October 8th 2014)