gallinae infection in columbids (Family Columbidae, a common prey group for Cooper's Hawks) are unknown.
Prevalence of Trichomonas gallinae in nestling Cooper's Hawks among three North American populations.
Number of Cooper's Hawks examined for Trichomonas gallinae by age (a) and gender at urban nests in Grand Forks (North Dakota/ Minnesota), Milwaukee (Wisconsin), and autumnal migrants at Hawk Ridge (Minnesota) study areas.
gltA-positive fleas Flea species Dogs Cats Ctenocephalides felis 114 (10) 152 (14) Archeopsylla erinacei 26 (26) 8 (8) Ctenocephalides canis 4 (0) -- Ceratophyllus gallinae
2 (1) 3 (1) Pulex irritans -- 1 (0) Total 146 (37) 164 (23) * gltA, citrate synthase.
Laboratory test results were positive for Trichomonas gallinae and negative for West Nile virus (R.
gallinae during winter 2006-2007 was high relative to other major causes of mortality of Band-tailed Pigeons.
A new method for the diagnosis of Trichomonas gallinae infection by culture.