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Journal July 2013 (Vol 34, No 7)

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Toxicology Brief: Avian Avocado Toxicosis by Christian A. Burmeister , CVT, Jennifer Yunker , CVT

1. Which variety of avocado is most widely sold in the United States?
2. Which type of toxin is persin?
3. Which of the following may be an initial sign of avocado toxicosis in birds?
4. If decontamination is possible, which of the following should be used for crop lavage?
5. Which dose of activated charcoal should be given after crop lavage?
6. What is the median lethal dose of avocado in budgerigars?
7. How soon after ingestion is it best to perform crop lavage?
8. Which part of a bird’s body should never be restricted during handling?
9. Which compound in avocado causes a toxic reaction in birds?
10.  Which is a suggested cathartic agent for gastrointestinal decontamination?
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