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5 Matching Questions

  1. spinosad (Comfortis) (side effects)
  2. pyrethrin/permethrins (BioSpot, ProTicCall)
  3. piperazine (effective against)
  4. imidocarb (mechanism)
  5. fipronil (Frontline)
  1. a vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, anorexia
  2. b only ascarids, and only about 80%
  3. c monthly topical flea preventative; do NOT use on cats
  4. d has cholinergic affects on the worm
  5. e monthly topical flea and tick preventative

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. platyheliminths
  2. mimic the action of ACh and cause paralysis of the worm
  3. second
  4. lethargy, salivation, vomiting, neurological signs (tremors)
  5. heartworm prevention (Heartgard, Ivomec) (once monthly oral preventative), microfilaricide (50mcg/kg)

5 True/False Questions

  1. piperazine (mechanism)blocks neuromuscular transmission in the parasite

          

  2. parasitismprobenzimidazole (metabolized in the animal to a true benzimidazole)

          

  3. epsiprantel (Cestex) (mechanism)disintegrates the cestode

          

  4. pyriproxyfen (Vetra)used topically in cats for treatment and control of hookworm, roundworm, and tapeworm

          

  5. selamectin (Revolution)bind to certain chloride channels in the parasite nerve and muscle cells, causing paralysis and death of the parasite

          

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