Message Number: YG3817 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-05-20 16:18:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Digest Number 193

In a message dated 05/20/01 3:47:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< In a nutshell: best necropsy
is immediately, next best is prompt necropsy of refrigerated body. No
freezing if doing necropsy. >>

Very nicely said! The best and most valuable information in a necropsy comes
if the exam can be done immediately following death. Tissue changes are very
rapid, and refrigeration is essential if the exam is to be delayed at all.

Dr. Ruth
Save lives - spay or neuter your pet.