5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- sarcoptic mange
- trichnella spiralis
- strongyloides westeri
- oxyuris equi
- parascaris equorum
- a often see no clinical signs. Young foals show more signs; acute diarrhea, coughing. Skin lesions are very rare.
- b adults are very large. Males 15-28 cm and females 50 cm long. Eggs have a spherical rough shell, dark amber to brown. Ova survives in evironment for years.
- c adults can cause non specific enteritis. Can cause myositis, fever and myocarditis and possible death if untreated. Proper cooking of meat eliminates the risk of infection.
- d adults live in large intestine. They mate, males die and females move into the rectum. Horses ingest infected larvated eggs.
- e occurs in pigs as well as other livestock species. Not as common anymore.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- treat most equine endoparasites with these 3 dewormers.
- adults in large bowel. Eggs pass in feces. 40 diff species.
- adults live in the nucei ligament. Females produce microfilaria that migrate to the dermis.
- females produce a large number of eggs that are very resistant to environmental conditions. Adults live in small intestines. Penetrate gut and travel thru blood to lungs and enter airways. Coughed up and swallowed into the gut where they become adults.
- a parasite which invades the spinal cord and causes a disease called equine protozoal myeloencephalitis.
5 True/False Questions
chewing lice → damalinia equi.
cyathostomes → strongylus vulgaris, strongylus edentatus, strongylus equinus are types of....
strongyloides westeri → equine pinworm.
bots → anaplocephala/paranaplocephala
onchocerca cervicalis → neck threadworm.