Correlation between age at neutering and age at onset of hyperadrenocorticism in ferrets.

@article{Shoemaker2000CorrelationBA,
  title={Correlation between age at neutering and age at onset of hyperadrenocorticism in ferrets.},
  author={N J Shoemaker and Marieke Schuurmans and Hanneke Moorman and Johannes T. Lumeij},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={216 2},
  pages={195-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine prevalence of hyperadrenocorticism in ferrets in The Netherlands and evaluate age, sex, and age at neutering in affected ferrets. DESIGN Prevalence survey and retrospective study. ANIMALS 50 ferrets with hyperadrenocorticism and 1,267 ferrets without hyperadrenocorticism. PROCEDURE A questionnaire was sent to 1,400 members of a ferret-owners organization in The Netherlands; 492 (35%) owners returned the questionnaire, providing usable data on 1,274 ferrets. Seven of… CONTINUE READING

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