Feline infections

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  1. what is the etiology for lyme disease
    Borrelia burgdorferi
  2. What is the etiology for Cat Scratch Disease
    Bartonella henselae
  3. What are considered the big 4 for Bartonella
    • B. henselae
    • B. clarridgeial
    • B. vinsonii
    • B. koehleral
  4. What is the most common type of Bartonella in the us
    Bartonella vinsonii
  5. What are the ways that Bartonella are transmitted
    • fleas - inoculation of flea feces
    • cats - infected nail beds, saliva and gingiva following a bite or scratch
  6. What is the percent of healthy people that show symptoms for Bartonella
  7. What is one of the most prevalent symptoms for feline bartonella
  8. What is the percent of vets/rvts infected with a bartonella species
  9. when do symptoms show in humans infected with bartonella
    3-20 days
  10. When is the percent of people seen with skin rashes, pustules, or ulcers infected with bartonella
  11. what is the time duration for lymph nodes take to become enlarged after infection with bartonella in humans
    1-4 weeks
  12. what is the percent of complications in human patients infected with bartonella
  13. what are some complications in humans that are immunosuppressed and infected with bartonella
    • brain inflammation
    • heart inflammation
    • never involvement
  14. What are some symptoms for cats infected with bartonella
    • skin inflammation
    • pustules at the site of skin infection
    • fever
    • lethargy
    • loss of appetite
    • muscle pain
  15. what are the 7 types of Bartonella in cats
    • B. henselae
    • B. vinsonii
    • B. clarridgeriae
    • B. kochleral
    • B. quintana
    • B. bovis
    • B. elizabethae
  16. what are the two most common ways to diagnose Bartonella
    • Polymerase Chain Reaction Test
    • Serology
    • Culture - prime way to diagnose
  17. What is the treatment for Bartonella and two most common drugs
    • most self limiting
    • Clindamycin
    • Doxycycline
  18. What are the two preventions that can prevent Bartonella
    • Imidacloprid (10%)
    • Moxidectin (1%)
  19. who were the first to name Bartonella cat scratch disease
    the French
  20. who sang the song 'cat scratch fever'
    Ted Nugent
  21. how long can bartonella live in dirt
    3-9 days
  22. What is the percent of fleas that carry bartonella
  23. What are three things associated with bartonella in fleas
    • Skin disease
    • anemia with hooks
    • vectors associated with hemoplasma, rickettsia and feline leukemia virus
  24. What are the three subfamiles for the Feline Rotavirus
    • Spumaviridae - FeFV
    • Oncornaviridae - FeLV
    • Lentiviridae - FIV
  25. Is the Feline Rotavirus a RNA virus or a DNA virus
    Double stranded RNA virus
  26. what are three feline rotaviruses
    Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)
  27. What are the three stages of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)
    • acute phase
    • clinically healthy period
    • Terminal symptoms
  28. How is FIV transmitted
    • Bite wounds
    • Vertically from queen to kittens (Inutero/trannsmammary)
  29. When was FIV discovered in the U.S.
  30. what are some simularites between FIV and FeLV
    • immunosuppression
    • gingivitis/stomitis/glossitis/halitosis
    • myeloproliferative disorders
    • fibrosarcomas/lymphosarcomas
    • panleukopenia/abortion/polyarthrits
  31. what two viruses are often associated with feline leukemia virus
    • Feline Sarcoma Virus
    • Feline oncornavirus associated cell membrane antigen (FOCMA)
  32. What are the subgroups for FeLV
    • A - infective transmissible from cat to cat
    • B
    • C
    • Mye
  33. This is a protein antigen that signals the animal has leukemia and is building a resistance but it doesn't stop the disease or progression
    Feline Oncornavirus - associated cell membrane antigen
  34. What are two neoplastic disease
    • Lymphhoma (lymphosarcoma) - most common
    • Lymphoid leukemia - blood/bone
  35. What are the three classification for solid tumors (neoplastic diseases)
    • Thymic
    • multicentric
    • alimentary
  36. what are 4 non neoplastic diseases
    • Thrombocytopenia
    • Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia
    • glomeruloonephritis - kidney damage/disease
    • thymic atrophy (fadding kitten sydndrome)
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Feline infections
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