Review of Intestinal Wet Mount Examination (2489_2)
Poultry Posters |  Enteric Health
Sunday |  7:00 AM -  6:00 PM
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Stephen Collett DVM
University of Georgia

Stephen Collett is a clinical professor at the Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center (PDRC) in the College of Veterinary Medicine at The University of Georgia. After qualifying as a veterinarian he spent 10 years in private practice before specializing in poultry, receiving his MMed.Vet. (Poultry), from the University of Pretoria, South Africa and diplomat status with the American College of Poultry Veterinarians. <br>He has a particular interest in managing the health of the digestive tract to maximize bird welfare, nutrient assimilation and performance. He has been invited to provide expert opinion, write, and present review papers, and problem solve on the subject, in over 30 countries.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 0.00
CE Level: 2


Clinical intestinal health scoring and microscopic wet mount examination was carried out on the intestinal tract of birds during a 6 week coccidiostat/antibiotic alternative trial. One bird per pen, from six pens per treatment, was examined weekly, from one through six weeks of age. A review of wet mount examination findings will be presented.