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Detection of Chlamydophila psittaci antibodies from captive birds at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center, Philippines
 
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Department of Veterinary Paraclinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines
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Wildlife Rescue Center, Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center, Quezon City, Philippines
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Ramon P. Maluping   

Ramon P. Maluping, Post-graduate Student, Centre for Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Science, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ES, United Kingdom.
 
Ann Agric Environ Med. 2007;14(1):191–193
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The present study was undertaken to detect the presence of Chlamydophila psittaci antibodies in captive birds at the Wildlife Rescue Center, Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center, Quezon City, Philippines. Blood was collected from 36 birds of different species and the presence of antibodies against C. psittaci was detected using an ELISA-based test kit. 25% of the samples demonstrated antibodies against C. psittaci. The results of this study confi rmed the presence of C. psittaci antibodies among the captive birds examined
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