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Avian Precipitins


This test has been withdrawn by the Reference Laboratory we use – we are in the process of looking for an alternative.

If you think this test is required please contact us by email to discuss with a Consultant before sending a sample.


Blood sample (serum)

Specimen container

Gold top clotted (5ml)

Test Usage

This test is to detect antibodies to Avian antigens such as the serum and droppings of pigeons, budgies, parrots etc. in order to diagnose Bird Fanciers Lung or other forms of pneumonitis caused by inhalation of bird antigens.


Sent to Reference laboratory

Turnaround Time

10 days

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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