Eosinophilic gastroenteritis in three ferrets.

  • B. Dalton Carmel
  • Published 2006 in
    The veterinary clinics of North America. Exotic…


Eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE) is a rarely reported condition of ferrets. This article reviews three cases of suspected EGE in ferrets, summarizes the presenting signs, differential diagnoses, and treatment options, and discusses some question raised by this disease in ferrets. Immune suppression by means of prednisolone therapy is currently the treatment of choice.

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@article{Carmel2006EosinophilicGI, title={Eosinophilic gastroenteritis in three ferrets.}, author={B. Dalton Carmel}, journal={The veterinary clinics of North America. Exotic animal practice}, year={2006}, volume={9 3}, pages={707-12} }