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If a waxy cast is seen in a urinalysis what does this mean?
Chronic severe degeneration to the renal tubules
Increased urine volume
In what type of muscle is CK found in?
Where is urea filtered out of the body at?
Urea is filtered out of the body at the level of the renal glomerulii
In a urinalysis if you see squamous epithelial cells where did they originate from with in the urinary tract?
- Bottom 3rd of the bladder
What electrolyte is calcium associated with?
What is the common name for Strongyloides stercoralis?
Thread worm of the dog and cat
What is the end product of creatine breakdown?
Creatinine is the end product
What does hemoprotozoa mean and give an example of one.
- Protozoa found in the blood
- Babesia spp.
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
When would you worm puppies and kittens against toxocara?
- 2 weeks postpartum
- Every 2-3 weeks for 3-4 treatments
Where do older animals hold most of their Alk phos?
What can cause a flase elevation of ALT?
Hemolysis and Lipemia
What is the human crab louse called?
What is the scientific name fro the spinose ear tick?
What family does the spinose ear tick reside in?
Argasidae, soft tick
Why would you see elevated protein levels in a urine sample?
Increased protein intake or strenuous exercies
What type of bacteria is most commonly seen in a urine sample?
How is whipworm contracted?
Ingestion from the environment
What is the flea a vector for?
- Bubonic plague
- Intermediate host of Dipylidium caninum
What does an increased specific gravity mean?
- Increased solute concentration
- Decreased water intake
- increased excretion of urine solutes (glucose and protein)
What is a decreased Ph associated with?
- Increased Protein
- Excessive muscle activity
What are the two type of reticulocytes that are commonly seen in cat blood?
- Aggregate: basophilic lines
- Punctate: 2-8 basophilic stipples
Waht is the scientific name for the lungworm of the cat?
What is the scientific name of the thread worm?
What is AST used along with to determine liver disease in large animals?
What is the scientific name of the ear mite?
What is the common name of fasciola hepatica? And what species does it affect?
Liver fluke of cattle
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