Pathology of Diseases of Geriatric Exotic Mammals

Drury R. Reavill, Denise M. Imai

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The review covers select disease conditions most frequently described in aging rodents (rats, mice, hamsters, guinea pigs), rabbits, and ferrets. The conditions are categorized by general organ systems, infectious diseases, and neoplasms. Two data systems, the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital and Comparative Pathology Laboratory at the University of California, Davis and Zoo/Exotic Pathology Service, Citrus Heights, California were used in the determining disease conditions to describe.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)651-684
Number of pages34
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Exotic Animal Practice
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2020


  • Atrial thrombosis
  • Chronic progressive nephropathy
  • Chronic respiratory disease
  • Ferret
  • Geriatric
  • Neoplasia
  • Rabbit
  • Rodents

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Small Animals


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