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From: Steph
Date: 2001-05-14 13:16:00 UTC
Subject: [Ferret-Health-list] vaccine question for the vets

My understanding that they are given in the hind leg, so that
if there is any sign of cancer due to the vaccine the whole
leg can be amputated.
----- Original Message -----
From: deena
Sent: Sunday, May 13, 2001 8:57 AM

My vet prefers to give vaccinations in the scruff because
she feels that
injections given in the muscle have more chance of a
reaction than those
injected under the skin.

I have read that there is less of a chance of a reaction if
vaccines are
given in the hind leg, instead of in the scruff. When given
in the hind leg,
is the injection given S.C. or I.M?

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