From: Bruce Williams, DVM
Date: 2001-06-21 14:09:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Rotavirus
--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., Steve Austin <kazpat1@j...> wrote:
> Wow, that is usually reserved for children, lucky you.
> I believe it is species specific, and since I have not
> heard of it on this forum, i am pretty sure it affects only humans.
> I know it is readily identified in humans by an antibody test
> of the stool.
> > Dear List,
> > My doctor has diagnosed me with rotavirus. Do I present any
> > to my
> > ferrets?
> > Thanks,
> > Susan Prock (Jerill, Gabriella, Jack and Obiwan)
Indeed - rotaviruses are species specific - no expected problems here.
With kindest regards,
Bruce Williams, DVM, DACVP
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