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Important Biological Features Orders Commonly Used in Research Anatomy and Function Respiratory System Gastrointestinal System Urogenital System Cutaneous/Integumentary System Musculoskeletal System Cardiovascular System Hematology and Immune System Endocrine System Nervous and Sensory Systems References Husbandry Introduction Housing Environmental Enrichment References Management Regulatory Agencies and Compliance Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Sources of Birds and Procurement Quarantine and Conditioning Occupational Health and Safety Considerations References Veterinary Care General Physical Examination General Diagnostic Tests Common Clinical Problems and Their Management Anesthesia and Analgesia Agents Euthanasia References Experimental Methodology Capture and Restraint Capture Techniques Manual Restraint Chemical Restraint Various Sampling Techniques Blood Collection Blood Collection Sites Compound Administration Grooming and General Maintenance Necropsy References Resources Organizations Diagnostic Laboratories Publications Vendors
Douglas K. Taylor has worked with a variety of avian species in varied settings since 1995. From 1995-2000, he worked in private practice, routinely managing avian medicine and surgery cases. From 2000-2002, he worked in the field of wildlife toxicology and used chickens to study polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) and mercury toxicity. From 2002-2006, he was in training as a resident at the University of Michigan where pigeons, passerines, and chickens were in use. He is currently a faculty veterinarian at Emory University, where a substantial number of passerine species and, occasionally, chickens are housed. He became a diplomate in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine in 2006. Vanessa K. Lee has worked with avian species in both a research and clinical environment since 1999. From 1999-2000, she worked as a veterinary technical assistant at the University of Georgia Small Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital. From 2000-2001, she was an aviary farm manager for over 400 psittacine birds. From 2001-2004, she was a student research assistant working with pigeons and psittacines, and she worked as a wildlife treatment crew volunteer and supervisor. From 2005-2007, she was an associate veterinarian in private practice with a heavy avian caseload. She has held a faculty position at Emory University, during most of which she had clinical responsibilities for multiple passerine species. She became a diplomate in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine in 2010. Karen R. Strait has worked with avian species in a variety of settings since 2003. From 2003-2005, she was a wildlife treatment crew volunteer and also completed a six-week training at the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, participating in field studies and diagnostic necropsies of various avian species. She has held a faculty position at Emory University, during which she provided clinical support for multiple passerine species and poultry. She became a diplomate in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine in 2009.