Message Number: YG1734 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Bruce Williams, DVM
Date: 2001-03-26 00:08:00 UTC
Subject: Re: ECE

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., petrapuma@a... wrote:
> My little girlie now 4 years old got the "greenies" alittle more
than a year
> ago when I brought my silver mitt home I apparently didn't keep
> separated long enough, she got really sick& wouldn't eat and drink.
I had to
> give her SQ for a week and force feed her. She's fine now but at
least once a
> month or her stools look like bird seed. Is this residual affects
of the ECE?
> Should I be concerned?
> Ruby

Dear Ruby - One seedy stool every month is nothing to be terribly
excited about. If ECE was to blame, you would have days worth of
seedy stools, weight loss, and there wouldn't be a lot of question.

You yourself say that she's fine now. That's good enough for me.

With kindest regards,

Bruce H. Williams, DVM, DACVP
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