Viral Infection (ECE) in Ferrets
Your veterinarian will prescribe antibiotics and antiviral drugs to treat the ferret. Protective medicine for the intestinal lining may also be prescribed. Along with the medication, nutritional treatment, in the form of fluids and a bland, easily digestible diet, is needed.
A new ferret should be quarantined for a month before it is introduced to older ferrets. Proper hygiene should also be observed to prevent ECE from spreading, including cleaning and disinfecting the ferret's environment, and washing your hands after handling it.
The condition of being drowsy, listless, or weak
A medical condition in which the small intestines are inflamed
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
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