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  1. How do you treat CEM
  2. What does Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae cause in pigs
  3. What is the pathogenesis of H. somni
  4. What are the virulence factors of A. pleuropneumoniae
  5. How do you control H. parasuis
  1. a contagious pleuropneumonia of swine
  2. b Bacterins (vaccines) help
  3. c Capsule: anti-phagocytic
    Endotoxin: thrombi; interlobar edema; damage to vasculature
    Cytokines: macrophage toxins; hemolytic toxins
  4. d intrauterine irrigation with chlorohexidine, nitrofurazone, ampicillin or penicilin for 5 days
    parenteral ampicillin or penicillin
    chlorohexidine wash and application of nitrofurazone ointment applied daily till culture negative state
  5. e septicemia -> attachment to vascular endothelial cells -> platelet aggregation -> coagulation -> thrombosis

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Abx
    Early treatment: Tiamulin; reduces mortality but carriers remain
  2. gram neg coccobacilli;; pleomorphic; small colonies
  3. yes death with in 24 hours
    Very high mortality in disease free herds
  4. culture blood, brain, spleen, liver, fetal stomach contents, placenta, prepuce washing from untreated cases on BA under 10% CO2
  5. Respiratory dz: bronchopmeumonia
    Myocarditis: following septicemia

5 True/False Questions

  1. Are there vaccines for H. somniyes the reduce morbidity, mortality
    (vaccinate only if there is a problem)


  2. What are signs of A. pleuropneumoniafever, bleeding from nose, mouth (necrotizing vasculitis in lung) ->hemorrhage


  3. Is haemophilus parasuis hemolyticNO it is non-hemolytic


  4. What does CEM cause in the uterusdeath


  5. Haemophilus and similar bacteria need which growth factorsrespiatory/genital/CNS


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