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Avian haematology and biochemistry 2. Biochemistry
  1. Mikel Sabater and
  2. Neil Forbes


Birds typically hide signs of disease until pathogenesis is advanced. Haematology and biochemistry can help with diagnosis. This article, the second in a two-part series, considers what can be learned from biochemistry, discussing each of the analytes in turn. The first article, published in the November/December issue of In Practice (Sabater and Forbes 2014), discussed haematology.

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