5 Written questions
3 Matching questions
- a **Has a Zoonotic potential
- b Bovine spongiform encephalopathy in sheep
- c vaccine in edemic areas
5 Multiple choice questions
- fresh brain tissue required
immunofleurescense of tissue allows for detection of antigen/antibody reaction
THERE IS NO TREATMENT!!
- Transmission via...
inhalation of droplets
fecal oral route
~When detected prior to necrosis of brain neurons, the disease responds well to thiamine admins.
~Treat atleast 3 days even if no improvement
~Recovery may take up to 7 days
~Supportive Care..Clean dry bedding adequate padding for recumbent animals
- endemic in Canada US Western Europe
not seen in UK Australia & New Zealand
5 True/False questions
Listeriosis → a fatal disease of sheep characterized by chronic itching and loss of muscular control and progressive degeneration of the central nervous system
Scrapie → vaccine in edemic areas
Encephalititc IBR (BHV1.3) → Associated with...
mass weaning of calves when time to acquire IBR is waning
Listeriosis → Clinical Signs
blindness, nystagmus(constant movement of eye)
pruritis of rump & flank
death after period of illness 6w-1yr
Listeriosis → Abortion at last trimester, still birth, neonatal deaths