Large animal exam 1

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  1. Botulism
    • Clostridium botulini
    • Clx: creeping
    • paralysis that usually begins at the head and moves caudally (CNS signs)
    • Transx: bacterial overgrowth, wound contamination
  2. Lyme Disease
    • Borrelia burgdorferi
    • Vector: deer tick
    • Clx: mostly ms
  3. Potomac horse fever
    • Neorickettsia risticii
    • Seen mostly in the fall
    • Clx: depression, diarrhea, fever,
    • toxemia, abortion, and laminitis
  4. Salmonella
    • Primarily GI effects
    • Zoonotic
  5. Strangles
    • Streptococcus equi
    • "shipping fever"
    • Transx:highly contagious, nasal secretions, inanimate objects
    • Clx: upper respiratory signs
  6. Tetanus
    • Clostridium tetani
    • "lockjaw"
    • Transx: infection
    • commonly occurs from infected puntcure wounds
    • Clx: primarily ms
    • ™Px: toxoid
  7. Equine Proliferative Enteropathy
    • Lawsonia intracellularis
    • Clx: severe GI
    • disease of foals and long yearlings
    • Seasonal
    • spikes in occurrence from October- Feburary
  8. Encephalomyelitis
    • "sleeping sickness, EEE,WEE,VEE"
    • Equine alphaviruses
    • Transx: mosquito
    • ClX: CNS
  9. Equine Viral Arteritis
    • Arteritis virus
    • Transx: Highly
    • contagious, respiratory or semen transmission
    • Clx: upper respiratory, abortion
  10. Equine infectious anemia
    • Retroviridae family
    • Clx: CNS signs
    • Transx: horseflies
  11. Influenza
    • Orthomyxoviridae family
    • Clx: upper respiratory
  12. Rabies
    • ™Enveloped ribonucleic acid rhabdovirus
    • Transx: ™primarily through wildlife
    • Clx: CNS, GI
  13. Rhinopneumonitis
    • Respiratory, reproductive, neurologic
    • Equine Herpesvirus I (EHV-1) and Equine Herpesvirus 4 (EHV-4)
    • Aerosol and indirect transmission
  14. Rotavirus
    • Seen in foals 2-4 months old.
    • GI disease
  15. Vesicular Stomatitis
    • Rhabdoviridae family
    • Transx: black fly, house fly, mosquito, insects
    • Can be confused with foot & mouth disease.
  16. West Nile
    • Flaviviridae family
    • Transx: mosquito bourne
    • Clx: CNS
  17. Equine Rhinitis A Virus
    • ™Aphthovirus
    • Clx: upper and lower respiratory
    • Transx: nasal secretions, aerosol
  18. Cutaneous Papillomas
    • "warts"
    • Equus caballus
  19. EPM
    • Sarcocystis neurona
    • Transx: opossum
    • Clx: CNS
  20. Piraplasmosis
    • Babesia equi or Babesia caballi
    • Tick bourne protozoal disease- RBC
    • Clx: pyrexia,
    • depression, anemia, thirst, and eye problems
  21. Canker
    • Fusobacterium necrophorum or Bacteroides spp.
    • ™moist pododermatitis
  22. Thrush
    • ™Fusobacterium necrophorum
    • Sulcus of the frog
    • Clx/Dx: Odor, black
    • discharge, and lameness
  23. White Line Disease
    • Bacteria, fungus, or yeast (cause)
    • Clx/Dx: Cheesy
    • material and air pockets that pack with debris, laminitis, lameness, and black,
    • foul smelling material
  24. Rain Rot
    • ™Causative
    • agent: Dermatophilus congolensis
    • Common in spring during shedding
  25. Dermatophytosis
    • "ringworm"
    • Trichophyton, microsporum
    • Highly contagious through direct and indirect contact, persists in the environment
    • Primarily ventral half of body
  26. Core equine vaccines
    • Tetanus
    • EEE,WEE
    • West Nile
    • Rabies
  27. Four sites to administer IM vaccines.
    • Neck
    • Chest
    • Rear leg- foals
    • Hip

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