It should be okay for them to treat this - it's not a health issue that's specific to hedgehogs & would likely come up in other animals too. Hedgehogs are just more prone to skin-related infections because their quills create so many openings to the body when they grow in. Good luck with the vet!
~*~*~ Kelsey ~*~*~
RIP my sweet Lily ~ 6/12/08 - 1/20/12