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Faecal testing

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Caroline Blake


Faecal testing

Faecal testing is the recommended method for diagnosing parasitic infections of the gastrointestinal tract. Your vet will recommend treatments, a schedule for check-ups and faecal testing that will help protect your ferret.

Melaena - dark black, tarry faeces associated with bleeding in the stomach
©David Perpiñán

What are gastrointestinal parasites?

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