Aleutian Disease in Ferrets
If your ferret is a carrier of the virus but it seems healthy, you could quarantine your ferret away from other pets. If you own other ferrets, you may want to have your ferrets tested and cull all the animals harboring the parvovirus.
Living and Management
This disease can take up to two to three years to become active and cause illness. The best way to prevent it is to keep your ferrets away from other ferrets and any mink. Also, you may want to have your ferrets tested (especially if you had a ferret ill with Aleutian disease) and cull the ferrets carrying the parvovirus.
Unfortunately, there is currently no vaccine for this illness.
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
a condition in which an animal must be controlled in some manner in order to prevent a disease from spreading
A protein in the body that is designed to fight disease; antibodies are brought on by the presence of certain antigens in the system.
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