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Quarantine recommendations for lorises and pottos
At San Diego Zoo, lorises go through the same quarantine procedures that all of primates. That includes a thorough physical exam and a 30 day quarantine that begins the day they get a negative result on their T.B. test (H. Fitch-Snyder, pers. comm.). Rabies infection seems unlikely, but as a precaution ought to be considered (possibility of infection of animals for sale on local markets by dogs or cats?).

See also information about treatment after transfer in first aid chapter and stress chapter

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