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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea_pig

The guinea pig (Cavia porcellus), cavy or domestic guinea pig, or cuy for livestock breeds, is a ..... Rabbits may also harbor diseases (such as respiratory infections from Bordetella and Pasteurella), to which guinea pigs are susceptible. .... Male and female guinea pigs do not differ in external appearance apart from general ...

vcahospitals.com/know-your-pet/guinea-pigs-problems

Pneumonia is one of the most significant diseases of pet guinea pigs and can be ... Female pigs are more prone to cystitis (bladder infection) then are male ...

www.merckvetmanual.com/exotic-and-laboratory-animals/rodents/guinea-pigs

Guinea pigs, like chinchillas, are hystricognath rodents. ... Domestication of the guinea pig began at least by 900 BCE and may have .... Infectious Diseases ...

kb.rspca.org.au/what-are-the-common-health-problems-in-pet-guinea-pigs_294.html

Aug 12, 2014 ... Many of the common health problems seen in pet guinea pigs are often ... Vitamin C deficiency related disease usually involves swollen joints ... Guinea pigs fed an inappropriate diet are highly susceptible to dental problems.

netvet.wustl.edu/species/guinea/gpigs.txt

Diseases of Guinea Pigs PAT 707, Diseases of Laboratory Animals II ... sows seem to be more susceptible, however; fatal generalized disease, stillbirths, and .... with genital infection of female guinea pigs by the chlamydial agent of guinea pig ...

www.gopetsamerica.com/small-animals/guineapig/guinea-pig-common-diseases.aspx

Common diseases of guinea pigs: external and internal parasitic infections, ... Because guinea pigs do not manufacture vitamin C, they can be prone to a ... Middle-aged to older females (older than 2.5 years old) are particularly predisposed.

www.pbspettravel.co.uk/blog/common-guinea-pig-illnesses

Dec 3, 2016 ... 1 Signs of Guinea Pig Illnesses; 2 Common Illnesses in Guinea Pigs ... Female guinea pigs in particular seem prone to cystitis. Urinary ...

veterinarycalendar.dvm360.com/common-diseases-guinea-pigs-proceedings-0

Aug 1, 2010 ... Common diseases of guinea pigs (Proceedings). source- ... Very susceptible to upper resp. infections ... Alopecia in females can be caused by a Telogen deflexion freq. seen last trimester of pregnancy or during lactation.

www.petmd.com/exotic/conditions/respiratory/c_ex_gp_bordetella_bronchisepta_infection

Respiratory infections are quite common in guinea pigs, and often they are a ... females); Miscarriages; Calcium deficiency (in pregnant and nursing guinea pigs)  ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2706043

The infection in male and female guinea pigs is much shorter in duration than ... Although the rabbit model may be more susceptible to infection, the guinea pig ...