Diseases of the Respiratory System

Chapter 23 Diseases of the Respiratory System



THE FERRET


There are only a few causes of respiratory disease in the ferret. Canine distemper virus and human flu virus can produce respiratory disease. Most pet ferrets today are routinely vaccinated against canine distemper, and this disease is not commonly seen.



Canine Distemper Viral Disease


Canine distemper viral disease is transmitted via aerosol exposure and should be suspected in any unvaccinated ferret with clinical signs (Fig. 23-1).








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