© 2015 Blackwell Verlag GmbH. A domestic ferret from Lima, Peru, died after ten days of non-specific clinical signs. Based on pathology, immunohistochemistry and molecular analysis, ferret systemic coronavirus (FRSCV)-associated disease was diagnosed for the first time in South America. This report highlights the potential spread of pathogens by the international pet trade.
Lescano, J., Quevedo, M., Gonzales-Viera, O., Luna, L., Keel, M. K., & Gregori, F. (2015). First Case of Systemic Coronavirus Infection in a Domestic Ferret (Mustela putorius furo) in Peru. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 581-585. https://doi.org/10.1111/tbed.12407