Develop your knowledge and understanding of anemia in ferrets. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Blood disorders course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of anemia in ferrets, including:
Cause – anemia is commonly reported in ferrets with a wide variety of disease processes and determining the underlying cause can sometimes be challenging.
Signs – pale mucous membranes, weakness, tachycardia, increased respiratory rate and effort.
Diagnosis – laboratory testing, fecal testing, radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy, bone marrow aspiration/biopsy.
Treatment – treatment for anemia should be directed at resolving the underlying cause.
Prognosis – highly variable, depending on the underlying disease process.
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.