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Removal of Red or White Blood Cells by the Spleen in Ferrets

Treatment

 

Blood transfusion may necessary if the ferret is severely anemic. Your veterinarian will may also recommend fluid therapy if it is dehydrated. If the ferret's condition still does not improve, he or she may recommend surgically removing the spleen.

 

Living and Management

 

Your ferret should be brought in for routine blood tests post-op in order to ascertain its rate of recovery. Supportive care, rest, and dietary changes may also be required for a speedy recovery.

 

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