Disseminated Mycobacterium celatum (type 3) infection in a domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo).

@article{Valheim2001DisseminatedMC,
  title={Disseminated Mycobacterium celatum (type 3) infection in a domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo).},
  author={Mette Valheim and Berit Dj\onne and Reidun Heiene and Dominique A Caugant},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  year={2001},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={460-3}
}
A 4-year-old male ferret (Mustela putoriusfuro) had a 6-month history of weight loss and gradual development of depression and coughing. Necropsy findings included pale gray tissue around the distal trachea, multiple nodules in the lungs, a single nodule in the stomach wall, gray foci in the liver, and enlarged lymph nodes. Histologic examination revealed multifocal to coalescing granulomatous inflammation in the trachea, lungs, stomach, liver, and lymph nodes, with acid-fast bacteria in… CONTINUE READING