First Case of Systemic Coronavirus Infection in a Domestic Ferret (Mustela putorius furo) in Peru

J. Lescano, M. Quevedo, O. Gonzales-Viera, L. Luna, M. K. Keel, F. Gregori

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)581-585
Number of pages5
JournalTransboundary and Emerging Diseases
Volume62
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2015

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Keywords

  • Coronavirus
  • Ferrets
  • Mustelidae
  • Polymerase chain reaction

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