Postmortem procedure and diagnostic avian pathology

Authors

  • A. Bello Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • M. A. Umaru Department of veterinary Animal production and Theriogenology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • Y. S. Baraya Department of Veterinary Pathology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • Y. A. Adamu Department of medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • M. Jibir Department of Animal production, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • S. Garba Department of Animal production, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • S. A. Hena Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • A. A. Raji Department of Veterinary Pathology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • B. Saidu Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • A. Mahmuda Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • A. A. Abubakar Department of Veterinary Surgery and radiology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • A. Umar Department of veterinary Animal production and Theriogenology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria
  • D. Musa Department of Agriculture, Sokoto state Polytechnic,Sokoto, Nigeria

Keywords:

Avian, Diagonostic, Pathology, Postmortem proceedure

Abstract

This review paper will highlight the basic systematic procedures involve from submission of carcass for the investigation of disease to diagnosis and will serve as a guide to veterinarians (anatomist and pathologist) on postmortem proceedures in clinical practice.

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Published

2012-10-27

How to Cite

Bello, A. ., A. Umaru, M., S. Baraya, Y., A. Adamu, Y., Jibir, M. ., Garba, S. ., A. Hena, S., A. Raji, A., Saidu, B. ., Mahmuda, A. ., A. Abubakar, A., Umar, A. ., & Musa, D. . (2012). Postmortem procedure and diagnostic avian pathology. Scientific Journal of Zoology, 1(3), 37-41. Retrieved from https://www.sjournals.com/index.php/sjz/article/view/1186

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