Develop your knowledge and understanding of ear mites in ferrets. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Ferret skin conditions course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of ear mites in ferrets:
Cause – infestation with the Otodectes cynotis mites. Transmitted by direct contact with other infested animals.
Signs – ear rubbing, pigmentation of the pinnae.
Diagnosis – clinical signs, microscopy.
Treatment – ivermectin, selatmectin, imidaclopid plus moxidectin.
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.
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This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.