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New Wire Disease
|Chelation therapy with edetate calcium disodium (CaEDTA)||At 35 mg/kg IM q12 x 5 days, then 5 days off, then repeat if needed.|
|2, 3 dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA)||30 mg/kg PO q24h x 5 days|
|D-Penicillamine||At 55 mg/kg PO q12h x 5 days and repeat after 5 days if needed. Easy to mix and be tube-fed to reduce treatment cost (125 mg capsule in 15 ml lactulose||1 drop/100 g PO). |
|Concurrent parenteral fluid therapy||Very important to prevent dehydration and to aid in getting rid of the toxic metals from the bird's system||S Gelis|
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