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Saturday, August 12 • 1:25pm - 2:15pm
An update on Macrorhabdus ornithogaster

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Macrorhabdus ornithogaster is a yeast that grows only at the isthmus of the ventriculus and proventriculus in birds. It causes proventriculitis, vomiting, diarrhoea and chronic wasting disease in a wide variety of species. A range of treatment protocols have been suggested, many of which have very little success in eliminating the infection. This talk will summarise our current knowledge and examine a variety of novel treatment modalities. 

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Hamish Baron

Resident Veterinarian, Univeristy of Sydney
Hamish Baron is a resident in avian medicine at the Avian Reptile and Exotic Pet Hospital at the University of Sydney. Passionate about all things birds, he is currently undertaking a research masters degree examining macrorhabdus ornithogaster in an attempt to improve treatment... Read More →

Saturday August 12, 2017 1:25pm - 2:15pm AEST
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