Message Number: YG5106 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2001-07-04 00:35:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Polycythemia Vera

>My 4 year old male ferret was recently diagnosed with polycythemia
>vera (many thanks to Dr. Williams). We will be starting therapeutic
>phlebotomy on him this week.
>I was just wondering if anyone on this list has had any experience
>with this disease. I have been unable to find anything, anywhere.
>Including all those sites Sukie recently sent out.
>I know it's very rare in ferrets, but I'd appreciate any input you
>may have. You can respond to me privately at my4ferrets@c... if
>you wish.
>Lynne Troy

I have a question about this, too. Is this one of the red blood cell
disorders for which leeches can be useful?