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Which statement is true of mouse hepatitis virus?
It affects the immune system of asymptomatic mice.
Which of the following statements is NOT true about mouse parvovirus?
It causes bloody diarrhea, depression and dehydration in adult mice.
Mouse hepatitis virus and minute virus of mice are never subclinical.
Which of the following statements applies to mousepox?
It results in high morbidity and mortality.
A generalized body rash and ectromelia are often present in animals that survive infection from which virus?
Transfer of soiled bedding to sentinel cages is generally an effective way to detect the presence of mouse hepatitis virus in a colony.
What disease can cause fatal respiratory disease in newborn and weanling mice?
Which of the following rodent diseases might show signs that could be misidentified as having been caused by biting or fighting?
All pinworm infections in rodents can be detected by the anal tape test.
Pinworm eggs are usually destroyed by heat or dessication.
Which of the following characteristics are true of fur mites?
They can lead to excessive scratching and hair loss. They do not penetrate the skin.
They are the most common ectoparasites found in rodent colonies.
Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) is a zoonotic organism which may infect mice and hamsters.
Which of the following organisms would not cause enteritis in hamsters?
In gerbils, loud noises or other stressors can cause which of the following?
Which statement applies to a vitamin C deficiency?
It is the cause of scurvy in guinea pigs.
In the rabbit, what is indicated by clinical signs that include genital infections, mucopurulent nasal and ocular discharge, and exudates staining the forelegs?
Which of the following is NOT a common gastrointestinal condition in laboratory rabbits?
In rabbits, which health condition is indicated by clinical signs of anorexia, no feces, and the presence of a palpable abdominal mass?
In which organ of the body do ferrets develop a type of tumor called an insulinoma?
Ferrets are susceptible to which of the following diseases?
Human influenza virus
Canine parvovirus is found only in very young animals.
Which of the following is a cause of otitis externa in dogs?
Moisture in the ear canal
Canine distemper virus often causes fatal respiratory infections in dogs.
Otitis externa in dogs is always due to bacterial infection.
What health condition is indicated by microfilaria found in fresh blood smears of a dog?
Heartworm infection in dogs may be diagnosed using an ELISA test.
Feline lower urinary tract disease occurs more frequently in which type of animal?
Cats fed mostly dry food
Cats that are stressed
Old World primates are highly susceptible to which of the following zoonotic diseases?
What is the most common route of infection for Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M. bovis?
To test nonhuman primates for tuberculosis, in which part of the body is the tuberculin injected intradermally?
The upper eyelid
Which of the following signs are often observed along with diarrhea in nonhuman primates?
In nonhuman primates, treatment for diarrhea often includes anticholinergic or antisecretory drugs.
Which of the following zoonotic viral disease often remains asymptomatic in infected macaques and can be fatal in humans?
Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1
Bloat is another term for which of the following problems?
Acute gastric dilation
What is the best response when a nonhuman primate is found to have bloat?
Summon emergency help from the veterinary staff.
Coxiella burnetii is the causative agent for which disease or condition?
Which of the following statements apply to bacterial pneumonia in guinea pigs?
Mortality may reach 100%.
It may be transmitted via asymptomatic rabbits housed in the same room.
It is often associated with Bordetella bronchiseptica and Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Which pathogen would you suspect if a rabbit sneezes and has a nasal discharge and a head tilt?
Which laboratory rodent is particularly prone to suffer from epileptic seizures?
Which condition may cause enterotoxemia in guinea pigs?
A change of diet
Treatment with antibiotics
Rabbits rid themselves of gastric trichobezoars by vomiting.
What laboratory animal species is especially prone to scurvy caused by a vitamin C deficiency?
What is another term for infectious tracheobronchitis in dogs?
Which two diseases can be transferred from humans to nonhuman primates in an animal facility?
Tuberculosis and measles
Which disease may cause anesthetic complications in pigs?
Bacterial gill disease in fish may be caused by which of the following?
Water temperature maintained above 26 °C
New tank systems can cause high levels of __________ in the water that may kill fish.
What is Saprolegnia?
A water mold commonly found in aquaria
What disease or condition may be caused by stress due to shipment in frogs?
The most effective method for eliminating mouse hepatitis virus is cesarean or embryo transfer rederivation.
What pathogen is often prevalent in conventional rodent colonies?
Rectal prolapse in mice is commonly caused by which common bacterium?
What virus may not be clinically apparent but may cause an increased death rate during anesthesia in rats?
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