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Journal December 2009 (Vol 31, No 12)

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Avian Transfusion Medicine

1. Compared with the life span of the mammalian erythrocyte, the life span of the avian erythrocyte is
2. Oxyglobin increases tissue oxygenation by
3. Which statement is true regarding the survival of avian erythrocytes after transfusion?
4. Which of the following should not be a part of avian blood transfusion?
5. Which of the following may cause a bird to develop nonregenerative anemia?
6. Which therapy would be expected to increase a bird’s PCV in 1 to 2 hours?
7. Clinical signs of ________ are seen with citrate toxicosis.
8. Which of the following does not help a bird recover circulating blood volume after blood loss?
9. Which route of administration and site would be inappropriate for whole blood transfusion?
10. A blood filter should be used to prevent
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