Message Number: YG10771 | New FHL Archives Search
From: sukieferret
Date: 2002-02-05 01:00:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Digest Number 589

> > If her test comes back positive and the boys negative well,
>>they have been exposed already, nothing I can do now
> Not necessarily true. If she is positive for ADV, and the other
>ferrets test negative, the thing to do is separate them and
>retest after the two week timeframe is past. If they remain
>negative, she should stay separated from
> them.
> Dr. Ruth



Also, if positive, isn't it possible that she had an exposure but
does not have an active infection, so separating them would be
icing on the cake in that situation? Doesn't the test show
exposure rather than infection?