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KEY POINTS: * Urolithiasis in captive domestic ferrets previously has been predominantly struvite uroliths; however, more recent laboratory submissions show a shift to predominantly cystine uroliths. * Genetic mutations for cystinuria have been identified in dogs, and it is suspected that...

Author(s)
Pacheco, R. E.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, 2020, 23, 2, pp 309-319
AbstractFull Text

This article discusses the clinical aspects, animal pathology, differential diagnosis, confirmatory diagnosis, surgical management and drug therapy of bacterial cystitis secondary to urinary bladder urolithiasis in a 4-year-old ferret.

Author(s)
Moya Vázquez, A.; Gallinato García, M. J.
Publisher
ASIS Biomedia s.l., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Argos - Informativo Veterinario, 2014, No.158(2), pp 50, 52-53
Abstract

Objective - To determine the prevalence of cystine uroliths in domestic ferrets with urolithiasis and determine whether age, breed, sex, reproductive status, anatomic location, and season are risk factors associated with cystine urolith formation. Design - Retrospective cross-sectional case-control ...

Author(s)
Nwaokorie, E. E.; Osborne, C. A.; Lulich, J. P.; Albasan, H.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2013, 242, 8, pp 1099-1103
Abstract

A 4-year-old neutered male ferret (Mustela putorius furo) was presented with a 2-day history of vomiting, nausea, weakness, and decreased appetite. The ferret was presented lethargic, dehydrated, and hypothermic. Radiographs and abdominal ultrasound showed multiple mineralized calculi located in...

Author(s)
Cojean, O.; Combes, A.; Maitre, P.; Duhamelle, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2019, 29, pp 22-26
Abstract

This issue contains topics on exotic animal practice and a general update of new and emerging animal diseases; emerging infectious diseases of rabbits, chelonians, honey bees, ferrets, chinchillas, snakes, lizards, wild birds, amphibians, ornamental fishes and hedgehogs; cystine urolithiasis in ...

Author(s)
Wyre, N. R.; Chen, S.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, 2020, 23, 2, pp 249-470
Abstract

Ferrets belong to carnivorous species (similar to cats; Wolf et al., 2001, Fekete et al. 2005) and get more and more popular as companion animals (Fox, 1998). Whereas urolithiasis in dietetics of cats and dogs is mentioned frequently (Hesse et al., 1998), those clinical problems in ferrets as pets...

Author(s)
Wolf, P.; Bitter, H.; Kamphues, J.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H. Schaper, Alfeld (Leine), Germany
Citation
Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2009, 116, 10, pp 369-373
Abstract

Objective - To confirm that the predominant mineral type in naturally occurring uroliths in ferrets is struvite; to determine whether age, breed, sex, reproductive status, geographic location, season, and anatomic location are risk factors associated with urolith formation in ferrets; to compare...

Author(s)
Nwaokorie, E. E.; Osborne, C. A.; Lulich, J. P.; Albasan, H.; Lekcharoensuk, C.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2011, 239, 10, pp 1319-1324
Abstract

An approximately 9-year-old castrated male ferret was presented for physical examination. Chronic hyperglycemia and glycosuria were observed, and the patient was diagnosed with diabetes mellitus. The owner declined treatment for diabetes; therefore, the patient was monitored. Adrenal disease was...

Author(s)
Tsukane, M.; Tsukane, E.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Tottori, Japan
Citation
Journal of Animal Clinical Medicine, 2015, 24, 1, pp 23-26
Abstract

Female and male ferrets are subject to a number of disorders related to the genitourinary system. The females (jills) are particularly susceptible to a variety of endocrine disorders that affect the reproductive and urinary tract. This chapter discusses etiology, epizootiology and prevention,...

Author(s)
Fox, J. G.; Bell, J. A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Biology and diseases of the ferret, 2014, Ed.3, pp 335-361
Abstract

Cystinuria is a condition caused by defects in amino acid transport within the kidneys and small intestines. It has been reported in humans, dogs, domestic cats, ferrets, nondomestic canids, and nondomestic felids, including servals (Leptailurus serval). Genetic mutations have been identified in...

Author(s)
Cannizzo, S. A.; Stinner, M.; Kennedy-Stoskopf, S.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2017, 48, 4, pp 1102-1107

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