trypanosoma avium incidence, pathogenicity and response to melarsomine in falcons from kuwait.epidemiological and clinical studies on trypanosoma avium are lacking in the middle east. the aims of this study were to determine the t. avium incidence in falcons from kuwait, report clinical signs and find an effective therapy. blood smears from 921 diseased and 56 healthy falcons were examined between may 2003 and april 2004. 12 birds 11.3%) were found infected by t. avium and ten of these were treated with melarsomine (cymelarsan) at a dosage of 0.25 mg/kg intramuscularly for four days. all ...200515828588
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