Neurological Infection (Protozoa) in Chinchillas
Treatment specifically directed against protozoal diseases in chinchillas is not practical. Some active infections are treatable with antibiotics. Symptomatic treatment to deal with the seizures and rhinitis may be provided by your veterinarian as a short-term relief.
Living and Management
Surviving chinchillas should be maintained separately and handled carefully. A well-balanced, fresh diet will help the chinchilla recover quickly.
Make sure that the food and water given to your chinchilla is fresh and uncontaminated. Maintain good sanitation and a clean environment inside your chinchilla’s cage to reduce the chances of protozoal infection.
A group of organisms made up of only one cell; a one-celled animal
Having to do with dead tissue
The term for the connective tissue around the brain and spine
The condition of being drowsy, listless, or weak
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