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Ratatosk has mycoplasm. I've noticed him breathing noisily a week ago. He is on combined doxycycline and baytril since then, and his breathing got better until I don't hear a noise at all. So I plan to continue until Day 10 with the doses as recommended. Dosing is twice daily, dissolved in honey, and he licks it readily enough if he can be persuaded to sit still. Since he is his old freakish self again it is increasingly difficult to get him to do anything (Ratatosk is a roof rat, and his activity is about 10 fold of his Norway rat girlfriend Elsa. He does not like to be picked up.)
Elsa, his loyal friend and snuggler, does not show any symptoms.
Question to you all: should Elsa be dosed as well as a precaution?
 

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Most fancy rats are exposed to mycoplasma at birth and thus usually carry it. It's when it "flares up" that they show symptoms. So typically, you don't have to treat every rat when one has an upper respiratory infection, nor do you have to quarantine one when it's having a flare up.
 
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