Lab Review: Parasitology (Equine Part 1 + 1 bird bacteria)

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Lab Review: Parasitology (Equine Part 1 + 1 bird bacteria)
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2013-10-17 06:11:40
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  1. What is considered a serious primary pathogen in birds, reptiles, and amphibians?
    pseudomonas
  2. What type of bacteria is pseudomonas?
    gram (-) obligate aerobe
  3. Where can pseudomonas be found?ESMF
    • environment
    • skin
    • mm
    • feces
  4. What systems does pseudomonas affect?
    • Resp and GI
    • MUST BE CAUGHT QUICKLY OR THE ANIMAL WILL NOT SURVIVE
  5. What is the equine round worm?PE
    parascaris equorum
  6. Who specifically commonly gets parascaris equorum?
    younger horses up to 6mo old
  7. What are the symptoms of parascaris equorum?
    • c+
    • pneumonia
  8. Parascaris equorum can be found in the _ and can cause what?
    • small intestine
    • impaction and cholic
  9. MOI parascaris equorum
    coughed up and swallowed
  10. What is the most common large strongyle/most pathogenic?SV
    strongylus vulgaris
  11. Strongylus vulgaris aka
    blood worm
  12. Strongylus vulgaris is a nematode found where?
    large intestine
  13. Strongylus vulgaris larva leave the intestinal mucosa and travel where to develop over 6mo?
    cranial mesenteric artery
  14. What does strongylus vulgaris cause?
    • colic
    • death due to impaction of mesenteric artery
  15. What does strongylus ancylostoma resemble?
    ancylostoma
  16. There are over 40 species of cyathostomes. What are they?
    blood sucking nematodes
  17. Cyathostomes is the most common what?
    strongyle seen
  18. Cyathostomes encysts into what?
    the mucosa of the cecum
  19. AKA pin worm: OE
    Oxyuris equi
  20. Oxyuris equi is a nematode with how many operculum?
    1
  21. Oxyuris equi lives where?Where does it lay its eggs?
    • cecum
    • rectum
  22. dx oxyuris equi
    cellophane or packaging tape
  23. What does oxyuris equi cause?
    rat tail

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