Message Number: YG4447 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-06-09 10:05:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: Aplastic Anemia

katharine wrote:

> Can someone explain the difference? Are they
> interchangeable or are there different "types" of
> anemia? Are they treated the same,
> medication-wise?

Anemia means a lack of red blood cells. Aplastic anemia means lack of
red blood cells due to failure of the blood forming organs, like bone
marrow. On line dictionaries are great.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde