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- Chávez, Javier Ojeda, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of exotic pet medicine 2019 v.28 pp. 148-153
- body temperature; ears; ferrets; mucosa; thermometers; veterinarians
- ... Measuring body temperature in ferrets with rectal thermometers is often very stressful and potentially painful as it can damage the rectal mucosa. Recently, the veterinarians have used infrared ear thermometers since they record the temperature in a shorter time and are less invasive than the rectal equipment. This study compared several thermometers; two pediatric ear thermometers, a veterinary e ...