Pathology in Practice (FIP-like syndrome in a ferret)

dana kelly, Karrie A. Kasperbauer, Kaori Sakamoto, Melinda S. Camus, Joerg Mayer, Stephen J. Divers, Paola Cazzini

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Abstract

A 1.5-year-old 1.22-kg (2.68-lb) neutered male ferret that had a 6-week history of diarrhea and intermittent melena, bruxism of increasing frequency and severity, increasing lethargy, and 2 recent episodes of vomiting was evaluated. Prior treatment with antimicrobials, sucralfate, buprenorphine, and prednisolone was ineffective; therefore, referral for further diagnostic investigation was pursued. In the ferret's household, there was 1 other ferret and a cat; the ill ferret had close contact with the other ferret and no contact with the cat.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-260
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume259
Issue number3
Early online date1 Aug 2021
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 1 Aug 2021

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