PBFD

25,00

100% accuracy

Testijiet li jduru : 1-3 jum jew Express jum 1

Kampjuni : Feather, or Dry blood on paper

Ċara
SKU pbfd-bird Kategorija:
Pożittiv: il-pato ġen ġie skopert fil-kampjun ipprovdut. Negattiva: il-pato ġen ma nstabx fil-kampjun ipprovdut.
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What is PBFD?
PBFD (Psittacine beak and feather disease) is the most important disease in Psittacids. This disease is widely prevalent in European and American aviculture. It occurs in an acute form and a chronic form.

Species

All Psittacidae

multiple sending

Order a pack of DNA tests now and send your samples at different times within the limit of 2 years. For example, you can send 2 samples tomorrow, 3 other in two months etc.

1 day result

Possibility to get the result in 1 day with the express option

Be careful. Most birds infected with PBFD have no clinical sign of this disease. Their feathers remain perfect despite the infection.

What to do if my bird is infected by PBFD?
It is strongly advised to separate the bird infected with PBFD from other birds.

Feather shaft constriction.
Beak malformation.
Necrosis

Sign of disease
PBFD in feather

Feathers infected by PBFD virus

Only Psittacidae.
Mainly Cockatoo, African Grey Parrot, Eclectus.

Species

 

Frequency

Vertical transmission : parents -> children.
Horizontal transmission : between adult birds.
The virus may be transferred in crop secretions, in feces and in feather dust.

Infection paths

No specific treatment.
A vaccine has been developed, but is not currently available.

Treatment
PBFD in Liver

PBFD virus in liver

Organism : BFDV Circovirus
Kind : Single-stranded circular DNA
Gene : ORF1
Method : EP PCR

Test
Method of analysis

Viral DNA extraction

DNA multiplication of PBFD by PCR

Reading the result of the PBFD

Type of sample

Here is the list of the different types of samples that are accepted for this test :
  • Feather
  • Dry blood on paper

Eżempju taċ-ċertifikat għat-test: PBFD

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Ċertifikat
Referenzi
  • PBFD article in Wikipedia. Read the article
  • A universal polymerase chain reaction for the detection of psittacine beak and feather disease virus. I. Ypelaar, M.R. Bassami, G.E. Wilcox, S.R. Raidal Veterinary Microbiology 68 (1999) 141±148. Read the article
  • Review of psittacine beak and feather disease and its effect on Australian endangered species. aidal SR, Sarker S, Peters A. Aust Vet J. 2015 Dec;93(12):466-70. Read the article
  • Psittacine beak and feather disease: a first survey of the distribution of beak and feather disease virus inside the population of captive psittacine birds in Germany.Rahaus M, Wolff MH. J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health. 2003 Oct;50(8):368-71. Read the article

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