Message Number: YG43 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-02-19 16:35:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Vacine Question

You shouldn't have a problem with any of the tests,but the saliva
test is easier.I hope it's not ADV,but even if it is,he may never get
sick.Good luck.Let us know how it turns out.


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "Mildred Moore" <ferretmom@m...>
> It's been about a year or more for all of my ferrets. The one that
I have
> had tested was a negative, but I have one boy with some high things
on his
> blood panel. My new vet went over the panel with me last week, as
2 of the
> high ones are consistant with ADV, but he isn't sick. He has been
a laid
> back boy since I bought him as a kit from a MI breeder. He goes in
> for a regular blood test to see what it can tell us. From there I
> probably asked to have him tested for ADV.
> Thanks
> Millie
> -----Original Message-----
> From: kathouze@a... [mailto:kathouze@a...]
> Sent: February 19, 2001 4:41 PM
> To: Ferret-Health-list@y...
> Subject: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: Vacine Question
> How long ago was the vaccination? Some tests do have false
> positives,but the saliva test from Avecon is not supposed to give
> false positives.False negatives on the other hand,you may get.
> Sandy
> --- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "Mildred Moore" <ferretmom@m...>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > To further explain my question on the distemper vacine, it was the
> one for
> > dogs which included the parvo and other things. With the parvo
> antibodies
> > in their systems, I was wondering how that would affect the test
> results for
> > ADV.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Millie
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