Card Set Information
week two review
What type of parasite is a virus?
hard to eliminate
What is the intermediate host for tapeworm?
what is dirofilaria?
Mosquito is intermediate host for
what are the 2 types of skin that enter thru the skin?
hookworm (nematode; ancylostoma)
what are the symptoms of giardia?
What is the active function of a FFT?
parasitic eggs are lighter in weight than fecasol solution and float to top and stick to coverslip
what is another word for intermediate host?
what is the vector for heartworm?
how is dermatophytosis (ringworm) transmitted?
fungal spores being shed from infected animals, which can survive 2-3y in the environment
what is pediculosis?
From where is cerebrospinal fluid collected?
the spinal cavity
What happens to DTM if there
turns from yellow to red
Can strict anaerobic bacteria grow in the presence of oxygen?
Dermatophytes cause what?
What is a dermatophyte?
a parasitic fungi that invades superficial layers of hair, skin andn nails, but not living tissues, and causes ringworm
What is sent, and how much, for a fecal culture?
1-2 grams fresh feces
What is the reason for covering DTM after it has been innoculated?
fungi grow best with less oxygen and less airflow
Which mite is condidered to be normal flora of the skin?
What is toxoplasma?
a protozoa transmitted in cat feces
pregant women must not clean litterboxes b/c toxoplasma is dangerous to human fetus
What is a common name for a trematode?
Fleas are an intermediate host for what?
What causes mange?
mites such as demodex and sarcoptes
What is the scientific name for an ear mite?
What is the scientific name for a tick?
What is the scientific name for a flea?
What are the scientific names for skin mites?
How is Demodex collected?
squeeze skin to encourage mites out
scrape with slide until just drawing blood
Cestodes are usually found where?
Name 3 diseases xmitted by ticks:
Rocky Mountain spotted fever
Name 3 conditions caused by fleas:
The objective of specimin collection is to obtain a sample that is representative of the:
Gram-positive bacteria retain this color when using gram stain:
when beginning the process of differentiating bacteria, the first step is to do this:
This bacteria is usually considered to be opportunistic pathogens of wounds and otitis:
The most convenient media, which is selective and differential, for isolation of fungi is:
DTM (Dermatophyte media)
(medium turns from yellow/orange to red if growth)
these pathogens are obligate intracellular parasites and best recovered from living tissue:
Viruses are most freq, diagnosed using:
Antibodies are produced by an infected animal after ______ days from exposure to an infectious agent.
The presence of antibodies in serum may be reported quantitatively as a:
Zoonotic infections transferred to staff can be considered a biosafety problem in connection with:
The most important step in preventing nosocomial bacterial infections in a veterinary hospital is:
hand washing by staff