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- Kariuki, Edward K., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Journal of wildlife diseases 2019 v.55 no.1 pp. 123-128
- Phoenicoparrus minor; abscess; acute course; birds; exudation; granuloma; hematocrit; heterophils; lakes; leukocyte count; septicemia; wildlife diseases; zoos; Kenya
- ... We determined hematologic parameters of five healthy and nine sick free-ranging Lesser Flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor) from Lake Nakuru, Kenya. Heterophilia and lymphopenia were evident in sick birds, with up to 7.5-fold higher heterophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in sick birds compared to healthy birds. Leucopenia was present in a few sick birds. A higher than normal packed cell volume was observed in ...