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Coccidioidomycosis in Three European Ferrets
Kathryn A. DuVal-Hudelson
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
Vol. 21, No. 3 (Sep., 1990), pp. 353-357
Published by: American Association of Zoo Veterinarians
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20095076
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Coccidioidomycosis (Coccidioides immitis) is reported in three European ferrets (Mustela putoris furo) that were presented with weight loss, lethargy, anorexia, cough, and lameness; one also had draining tracts of the tarsal bones and right carpus. Radiographs showed increased densities in the thoracic cavity. Clinical signs failed to improve with antibiotic treatment. All animals were euthanized or died during treatment.
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine © 1990 American Association of Zoo Veterinarians