Tracheoscopy – Inspection of the windpipe and the lower airways.
Laparoscopy – A small incision is made near the abdomen and an endoscope is inserted to inspect the internal organs.
Gastroscopy – Inspect the crop and gizzard of the falcon.
Removal of foreign bodies by endoscopy – After inspecting the falcon internally we can remove foreign bodies such as dead worms (Serratospiculum) and lead pellets.
Ventro / Dorsal position.
TLC (Total leukocyte count) – Measures the total number of white blood cells.
PCV (Packed Cell Volume) & Hb (Hemoglobin) – To assess the anemic and dehydration status.
DLC (Differential Leukocyte Count) – Is used to assess the toxemic / septicemia changes of the blood cells.
Faecal analysis – Preliminary method used to diagnose parasitic infestation.
Crop Swab analysis – Is a preliminary test used to detect protozoa, ova of parasites, candidasis and bacterial infections
Blood analysis for Lead poisoning – Using the LEADCAREII system.
Nose clean – Check and cleaning by flushing both nostrils with warm normal saline.
Eye clean – Using Optrex®
Ear clean – Generally using antibiotic ear drops when needed.
Oral Pharyngeal Cavity – Visual examination for clinically significant lesions.
Glottis – Visual examination of obstructive lesions or pathologic changes.
Dehydration – By skin tenting.