Babesia , a Tick Transmitted Zoonotic Disease in Falcons
Center for Advanced Studies in Food Security/Agriculture (USPCAS-AFS), University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
- *Corresponding Author:
- Adeel Hasan
Center for Advanced Studies in Food Security/Agriculture (USPCAS-AFS)
University of Agriculture, House 02, Main Campus Road, Faisalabad, Pakistan
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: January 19, 2016; Accepted date: March 29, 2016; Published date: March 31, 2016
Citation: Hasan A (2016) Babesia, a Tick Transmitted Zoonotic Disease in Falcons. J Veterinar Sci Techno 7:321. doi:10.4172/2157-7579.1000321
Copyright: © 2016 Hasan A. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use,distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
A pair of the domesticated falcons Laggar falcons (Falco jugger ) from the District Jhang, Pakistan was presented with the history and the clinical conditions of the high rise in the body temperature, letharginess, signs of paralysis, off feed from 2 days and the pale colored conjunctiva was presented. Suspected case of the Babesia was confirmed and treated. The bird showed complete recovery. This is the relatively uncommon presentation of such case in avian family.