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Black-footed ferrets (BFF; Mustela nigripes) are the only ferret species native to North America and have been listed as endangered since 1967. Starting in 1986, a multi-institutional effort has been breeding this species in captivity with successful reintroductions back into the wild. Enteric ...

Author(s)
Pastor, A. R.; Smith, D. A.; Barta, J. R.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2022, 58, 3, pp 599-607
Abstract

Combined morphometric and molecular characterization of coccidia that infect domestic ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) was completed to improve the diagnostic specificity of 'coccidiosis' in this host. Coccidia-positive fecal samples (n = 11) and formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded intestinal tissues (...

Author(s)
Pastor, A. R.; Smith, D. A.; Barta, J. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2021, 23,
Abstract

Ferrets, like other carnivores, are susceptible to a number of different parasites; however, clinical reports of ferrets with actual disease are surprisingly limited. This may be a result of underreporting or because domestic ferrets are often housed indoors with no exposure to most parasites. The...

Author(s)
Patterson, M. M.; Fox, J. G.; Eberhard, M. L.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Biology and diseases of the ferret, 2014, Ed.3, pp 553-572
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In 2019, a study was conducted of exotic animals kept in mini zoos and domestic conditions (chinchillas, ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, primates, reptiles, hedgehogs, squirrels) located in the city for the presence of intestinal parasitic diseases. The study showed that 2 types of intestinal...

Author(s)
Kurnosova, O. P.
Publisher
All-Russian Scientific Research Institute for Fundamental and Applied Parasitology of Animals and Plants, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Teoriya i praktika bor’by s parazitarnymi boleznyami. Sbornik nauchnykh statey po materialam mezhdunarodnoy nauchnoy konferentsii. Vypusk 21, 2020, Moscow, Russia, 2020, pp 173-179
Abstract

An 18-month-old female spayed ferret was diagnosed with severe anemia secondary to pure red cell aplasia (PRCA). After 3 months of immunosuppressive therapy for PRCA, the patient presented with anorexia, melena, and jaundice. A biochemical profile showed elevated hepatobiliary enzymes and a marked...

Author(s)
Kaye, S. W.; Ossiboff, R. J.; Noonan, B.; Stokol, T.; Buckles, E.; Seimon, T. A.; Morrisey, J.; Matos, R. de
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2015, 24, 2, pp 215-222
Abstract

Case Description - 3 unrelated, densely populated, dynamic ferret populations with severe outbreaks of enteric coccidiosis were evaluated. Clinical Findings - In each outbreak, morbidity rate was high, there were an appreciable number of deaths, and ferrets of all ages were affected. Affected...

Author(s)
Sledge, D. G.; Bolin, S. R.; Lim, A.; Kaloustian, L. L.; Heller, R. L.; Carmona, F. M.; Kiupel, M.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2011, 239, 12, pp 1584-1588
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Fisher, P. G.
Publisher
North American Veterinary Community (NAVC), Gainesville, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the NAVC Conference, 16-20 January 2016, Orlando, Florida, USA. Volume 30, Small Animal and Exotics, 2016, pp 1427-1430
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Author(s)
Greenacre, C. B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, USA
Citation
Pain management in veterinary practice, 2014, pp 399-406
Abstract

In the present study 11 private ferrets were examined, 8 of which bred together, coming from the areas of Leghorn and Siena. The animals had been subjected to parasitological analysis of faecal samples and to microscopic examination of ear wax samples. Two ferrets were confirmed to be infected with ...

Author(s)
Chiaravaccini, L.; D'Agostino, C.; Perrucci, S.
Publisher
Edizioni SCIVAC, Cremona, Italy
Citation
Veterinaria (Cremona), 2003, 17, 3, pp 73-76
Abstract

Black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) mortality was investigated retrospectively based on the pathology records of 107 captive animals held at Smithsonian's National Zoological Park from 1989 to 2004. The majority of deaths in neonates were due to cannibalism (n=42; 64.6%) and maternal trauma (...

Author(s)
Bronson, E.; Bush, M.; Viner, T.; Murray, S.; Wisely, S. M.; Deem, S. L.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2007, 38, 2, pp 169-176

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