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2012-03-07 19:06:04
Veterinary Technology Flash Cards

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  1. If a waxy cast is seen in a urinalysis what does this mean?
    Chronic severe degeneration to the renal tubules
  2. Define polyuria
    Increased urine volume
  3. In what type of muscle is CK found in?
    Striated muscle
  4. Where is urea filtered out of the body at?
    Urea is filtered out of the body at the level of the renal glomerulii
  5. In a urinalysis if you see squamous epithelial cells where did they originate from with in the urinary tract?
    • Urethra
    • Bottom 3rd of the bladder
  6. What electrolyte is calcium associated with?
  7. What is the common name for Strongyloides stercoralis?
    Thread worm of the dog and cat
  8. What is the end product of creatine breakdown?
    Creatinine is the end product
  9. What does hemoprotozoa mean and give an example of one.
    • Protozoa found in the blood
    • Babesia spp.
  10. Is the brown dog tick a hard tick or a soft tick?
    The brown dog tick is a hard tick. An is in the family Ixodidae
  11. When would you worm puppies and kittens against toxocara?
    • 2 weeks postpartum
    • Every 2-3 weeks for 3-4 treatments
  12. Where do older animals hold most of their Alk phos?
  13. What can cause a flase elevation of ALT?
    Hemolysis and Lipemia
  14. What is the human crab louse called?
    Pthirus pubis
  15. What is the scientific name fro the spinose ear tick?
    Otobius megnini
  16. What family does the spinose ear tick reside in?
    Argasidae, soft tick
  17. Why would you see elevated protein levels in a urine sample?
    Increased protein intake or strenuous exercies
  18. What are trematodes?
    • Flukes
    • Flatworms
  19. What type of bacteria is most commonly seen in a urine sample?
    Gram (-)
  20. How is whipworm contracted?
    Ingestion from the environment
  21. What is the flea a vector for?
    • Bubonic plague
    • Intermediate host of Dipylidium caninum
  22. What does an increased specific gravity mean?
    • Increased solute concentration
    • Decreased water intake
    • increased excretion of urine solutes (glucose and protein)
  23. What is a decreased Ph associated with?
    • Fever
    • Starvation
    • Increased Protein
    • Acidosis
    • Excessive muscle activity
    • Drugs
  24. What are the two type of reticulocytes that are commonly seen in cat blood?
    • Aggregate: basophilic lines
    • Punctate: 2-8 basophilic stipples
  25. Waht is the scientific name for the lungworm of the cat?
    Aelurostrongylus abstrusus
  26. What is the scientific name of the thread worm?
    Strogyloides stercoralis
  27. What is AST used along with to determine liver disease in large animals?
  28. What is the scientific name of the ear mite?
    Otodectes cynotis
  29. What is the common name of fasciola hepatica? And what species does it affect?
    Liver fluke of cattle