Develop your knowledge and understanding of bacterial gastroenteritis in ferrets. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Common GI conditions course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of bacterial gastroenteritis in ferrets, including:
Cause – gastroenteritis (most commonly enteritis) caused by gram-negative bacteria, mainly Campylobacter, Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.
Signs – diarrhea, anorexia, lethargy, dehydration, soiled perineum, abdominal pain, abortion, septicemia.
Diagnosis – culture and sensitivity, hematology/serum chemistries.
Treatment – antibiotics.
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Exotis (ferrets) followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
This course was written and peer reviewed by:
This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.