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  1. Strict carnivore with short transit time=
    Ferrets
  2. Important to monitor temp in debilitated=
    Ferrets
  3. Top 3 Neoplasia in Ferrets:
    • Lymphosarcoma
    • Insulimoma
    • Adrenal Neoplasia
  4. Cecum in hedgehog?
    No
  5. Prone to dyspnea d/t ondontomas in nasal passages=
    Prarie dogs
  6. Reportable dz’s in prarie dogs:
    • Yersenia
    • Monkey pox
  7. Forms Stable monogamous bonds=
    Gerbils
  8. Cagemates must be introduced before 7-8 wks of age=
    Gerbils
  9. Upper:Lower incisers = 1:3 in…
    Gerbils
  10. Large Adrenal Glands=
    Gerbils
  11. Hymenolepiasis =
    Gerbils
  12. Zoonotic Dz’s of gerbils (6):
    • Hymenolepis nana
    • Giardia
    • Demodex
    • Pinworms
    • Tyzzers?
    • Dermatophysis
  13. Tyzzer agent=
    Clostridium pilliformes
  14. Which sp is ++susceptible to tyzzers?
    Gerbils
  15. Endocrine panel in ferrets =
    • Estradiol
    • Androsenedione
    • 17 Hydroxyprogesterone
  16. Tx of Adrenal Dz in ferrets:
    • Adrenalectomy (1st, usually L)
    • Luprolide
    • Melatonin
  17. Tx of choice for insulinoma in ferrets:
    • Remove Pancreas
    • NEVER ADMIN GLUC/DEX
  18. Renal cysts are not a cause of CRF in….
    Ferrets
  19. When are splenomegaly’s removed in removed in ferrets?
    +Lethargy
  20. Cause of gastric ulcers in ferrets?
    Heiobacter mustelae
  21. Zoonotic ferret dz’s (4):
    • Salmonella
    • Mycobacteriosis
    • Campylobacteriosis
    • Mange
  22. Acid Fast Bacteria of ferrets = euthanasia:
    Mycobacteriosis
  23. Tyzzers in gerbils=
    • Death
    • +/- Diarrhea
    • Necrotic hepatic foci
  24. Tyzzers in Hamsters=
    • 2’
    • Poor Coat
    • Dehydration
    • Depression
    • Sudden Death
    • Necrotic Hepatic Foci
    • +/- intestinal lesions
  25. Are gerbils or hamsters more sensitive to Abx?
    Gerbils
  26. Species infected with Lawsonia Illetis:
    • Hamsters
    • Ferrets
  27. Wet Tail is caused by ____, and is seen in….
    • Lawsonia
    • Hamsters
  28. Requires Vit C=
    G Pigs
  29. DDx for G Pig w/ pneumonia:3
    • Strep
    • Bordetella
    • Neoplasia
  30. Colon is long & 60% of intestines=
    G Pigs

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