Cultures and further testing
The Belgica clinic offers a range of culture testing on request if you have problems with your pigeons or wish to screen your birds prior to breeding or racing etc. Below is a range of our testing, if you wish to proceed with any of these, or a test you may require that is not listed please contact the clinic.

 

Faecal Culture and Sensitivity test £65.00
This test includes Salmonella , E-Coli and other bacteria’s. We will also test for Coccidiosis , Worms , Candida and Trichomoniasis. Please ensure you collect the droppings for 5 days performing the swab on the last day, and the performance of Antibiotic Sensitivities.

 

Throat Culture and Sensitivity test £60
Diagnosed from a throat swab. Aerobic and anaerobic bacterial culture, Bordetella Bronchiseptica, systemic Antibiotic Sensitivities.  We will also test for Candida and Trichomoniasis.

 

Duo Test – Faecal and swab Culture and Sensitivity test £125.00
This test includes Salmonella, E-Coli and other bacteria’s.  We will also test for Coccidiosis , Candida, Worms and Trichomoniasis.  Please ensure you collect the droppings for 5 days performing the swab on the last day. This test also includes diagnoses from a throat swab for Aerobic and Anaerobic bacteria’s , Bordetella Bronchiseptica and the performance of Antibiotic Sensitivities.

 

Aspergillus Test £42
Cloaca swab

 

Salmonella Test £38
5 day collection of droppings. We will also test for Coccidiosis ,Candida and Worms.

 

Infectious Chlamydophila Psittaci PCR £ 67.00
Diagnosed from the use of Conjunctival or faecal swab (dry), Post Mortem Tissues.