College of Veterinary Medicine

Raptors

Sauder


A bald eagle, about 5 years of age and presumably male, was presented to the Washington State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital in late January 2012 with signs of severe lead poisoning. His blood lead level was 0.52 micrograms/g which is over twice the level considered toxic. He was treated with intravenous fluids and calcium EDTA which binds the lead.

Sauder responded well to treatment and was released outside of Orofino ID on March 12, 2012. 

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