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Ferrets have become more popular as household pets and as animal models in biomedical research in the past 2 decades. The average life span of ferrets is about 5-11 years with onset of geriatric diseases between 3-4 years including endocrinopathies, neoplasia, gastrointestinal diseases,...

Author(s)
Bakthavatchalu, V.; Muthupalani, S.; Marini, R. P.; Fox, J. G.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Pathologists Inc., Lawrence, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2016, 53, 2, pp 349-365
Abstract

Thirteen spontaneous tumours in two laboratory ferret breeding colonies included two types not previously reported in this species, namely, uterine teratoma and neurilemmoma. The literature on tumours in laboratory and domestic ferrets is comprehensively reviewed from the first reported case in...

Author(s)
Beach, J. E.; Greenwood, B.
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 1993, 108, 2, pp 133-147
Abstract

Twelve ferret tumours were received over a four-year period; one case, a ferret with lymphocytic leukaemia and multi-organ involvement, had been reported previously. The other eleven tumours were: two chordomas of the tail, two sebaceous adenomas of the skin, a sebaceous epithelioma of the skin, a...

Author(s)
Dillberger, J. E.; Altman, N. H.
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 1989, 100, 2, pp 161-176