Biology and Diseases of the Ferret / Edition 2

Biology and Diseases of the Ferret / Edition 2

by James G. Fox, Fox, Fax
     
 

Ferrets continue to be popular pets and research models. This Second Edition is thoroughly revised, and emphasizes the clinical component of veterinary medicine particular to the ferret, reflecting recent advancements of knowledge and the author's work at MIT. New techniques for routine diagnostic and surgical procedures are covered, as well as discussion of… See more details below

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Ferrets continue to be popular pets and research models. This Second Edition is thoroughly revised, and emphasizes the clinical component of veterinary medicine particular to the ferret, reflecting recent advancements of knowledge and the author's work at MIT. New techniques for routine diagnostic and surgical procedures are covered, as well as discussion of eosinophilic gastroenteritis; hormone-dependent cystitis; lymphomas; rabies vaccines, Aleutian disease; insulinoma; alopecia; adrenal neoplasia; bleeding disorders; and anesthesia protocols.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683300345
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. IBiology and Husbandry
Ch. 1Taxonomy, History, and Use3
Ch. 2Anatomy of the Ferret19
Ch. 3Neuroanatomy of the Ferret Brain71
Ch. 4Physiology of the Ferret103
Ch. 5Nutrition149
Ch. 6Housing and Management173
Ch. 7Normal Clinical and Biologic Parameters183
Ch. 8Growth, Reproduction, and Breeding211
Sect. IIDiseases and Clinical Applications
Ch. 9Hematopoietic Diseases231
Ch. 10Diseases of the Genitourinary System247
Ch. 11Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System273
Ch. 12Diseases of the Endocrine System291
Ch. 13Other Systemic Diseases307
Ch. 14Bacterial and Mycoplasmal Diseases321
Ch. 15Viral Diseases355
Ch. 16Parasitic Diseases375
Ch. 17Mycotic Diseases393
Ch. 18Neoplastic Diseases405
Ch. 19Anesthesia, Surgery, and Biomethodology449
Sect. IIIResearch and Applications
Ch. 20Viral Disease Models487
Ch. 21Use of the Ferret in Cardiovascular Research499
Ch. 22Use of the Ferret in Behavioral Research511
Ch. 23Use of the Ferret in Reproductive Neuroendocrinology521
Ch. 24Use of the Ferret in Parasitologic Research537
Index551

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