Message Number: YG4385 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-06-07 22:05:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Help Reading Biopsy Results

> Kris McDevitt wrote:
> I received Spike's biopsy results today as shown - Eosinophilic
> Gastroenteritis. Spike is on Clavamox and Carafate now and will be
> strarting pred tomorrow and receive an Ivermectin injection again
> (already had 2 a month ago) on Monday when his staples are removed. I
> have stopped feeding him Marshalls Ferret Food and have been giving
> him Eukanuba Kitten Chicken & Rice. I was also told to get Donagel
> (sp?) at the store. A lot of other things that I don't understand
> are also on these results and the "poor overall nutritional condition"
> statement really scares me too.

I'd go with the Eukanuba Lamb and Rice. We had another fellow who's
ferret had EG and they felt that it was the chicken he was reacting to.
That and pred fixed him right up.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde