ACLAM Secondary Species
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ACLAM Secondary Species
Fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, cats...
This fungus causes devastating losses in amphibian populations
Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis or chytriomycosis
The class of bony fish
Ichthyophthirius multifilis has this common name
how is this diagnosed on microscopy?
white spot disease
horse shaped nucleus in cell
Ich's replicative stage is called?
Trophont- horse shaped nuc.
FETAX stands for?
Frog Embryo Teratogenesis Assay of Xenopus
What chemical is used to remove the jelly from an oocyte of Xenopus?
Axolotl scientific name
Mudpuppies scientific name
These species have been used for antiemetic studies for their ability easily regurgitate
Rana pipiens and Rana catesbiana
Moistened_____ moss is a good substrate for any amphibian species
Chloramines are removed by which two specific methods
Activitated charcoal or adding sodium thiosufate
____ and ____ are highly toxic to amphibians
Copper and Phenolics
This species produces a toxin when its parotoid gland is pressed. And what should be worn as a safety precaution?
PIC stands for
passive integrated transponder, injected intracoelomically for identification
amphibians secrete from two types of glands. Name them and their function
mucus-protective, retain body fluids
granular- protect against predators and secrete antibacterial and antifungal agents
Poison Dart Frog
The antibacterial peptide secreted by Xenopus Laevis
Salamander has this modification of its post-sacral vertebrae and legs and ribs
_____ is the primary respiratory organ in amphibians
skin must be kept moist
amphibians like the plethodons salamanders have a ____ chambered heart and blood from the rear half of the body is drained by which vein?
3, hepatic portal
This system contains neuromasts that detect changes in water pressure
Red backed Salamander
Red Spotted newt
Fire bellied toad
Green Tree Frog
Lucke Tumor Herpesvirus occurs in which species
Rana pipiens (leopord frog)
LTHV causes what
Iridovirus has what other names and causes what?
tadpole edema virus, viral hemorrhagic septicemia; epidermal hemorrhage and sloughing
Frog Erythrocytic Virus is found in what
cytoplasm of erythrocytes in wild Rana
Xenopus infected with this nematode have a roughened pitted appearance to the skin
A cottony mat of fungal hyphae on the skin of a frog is most likely caused by which fungi?
Red Eared Slider
Trachemys scripta elegans
Banded water snake
The term for snake eating
UVB spectrum to provide vitamin D3 is in what range?
How often should UV lights be replaced?
Every 6 months
Bony shelled like turtles
Diapsids include which who families
Saurians (crocs) and lepidosaurians (lizards and snakes)
Alligators use in research
transmyocardial perfusion and environmental tox studies
This is the connection between the ventricles in crocs (because they have 2 remember)
Foramen of Panizza
Name the skin parasite that colonizes hamsters and how they burrow
epidermal pits, not follicle
Name the difference between Demodex Aurati and Demodex criteci
Demodex aurati is long and thin (egg also), found in follicle
Demodex criceti is short and round (oval egg), not found in follicle
Name the gerbil pinworm
What condition results in edentia in the hamster?
Hamster Parvovirus is related to which in mice?
Name the Hamster pinworm
What is the sequela to atrial thrombosis in hamster?
right and left ventricular hypertrophy
Dentostomella translucida has what lifecycle
Location in intestine?
direct, eggs shed in feces, dudodenum
What order, suborder and family do ruminants belong to?
Genus and species of sheep
Genus and Species of goats
___ cattle serve as a model for leukocyte adhesion defeciency
Placentation of ruminants
Epithelialchorial and cotelydonary
Removing wool before parturition to reduce fecal contamination around the perineum is called?
The African Dormouse is used in what studies and scientifc name?
Graphiurus kelleni is used for monkeypoxvirus