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VET 221 Parasitology(Nematodes part I and II)
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Why is a fecal float most commonly performed at a general practice?
fast, cheap, and easy
An organism that transmits a pathogen from reservoir to host is also known as?
A knob-like protrusion at the extreme anterior end of a tapeworm is known as
Kittens are most likely to get Toxocara by which route?
Which Ascarid is not zoonotic?
What is the most common method of diagnosing microfilaria?
What temperature should fecal samples be stored at until they are ready to be read?
What is the SG of most parasite eggs?
The SG of Sodium Nitrate fecal solution is?
The SG of Zinc Sulfate fecal solution is?
What is the SG of sugar fecal solution?
A route of infection by hookworms that is not shared by roundworms is
What is not a mode of transmission for Toxocara cati? : transplacental, fecal-oral, ingestion of paretenic host
A 3yr old FS cocker spaniel has gastritis, duodeitis, vomiting, anorexia and melena, caused by?
What parasite egg looks like a "paper clip" on the microscope?
Ascarids are usually treated with what anthelmintics?
Strongid, Fenbendazole, Panacur, and Pyrantel
Trichuris vulpuis lives in the...
Fecal specimens should be routinely examined with which of the following objectives?
The fecal solution most likely to be successful in detecting Giardia cysts is...
The Prepatent period of Toxocara canis is
What is one disadvantage to a direct fecal smear?
Limited amount examined especially animals with diarrhea
What classification of endoparasites is one of the most important in parasitology?
What major disadvantage in both the direct smear & sedimentation methods of fecal examination?
They both test a very small sample only
What are the disadvantages to a fecal float?
-fails to float heavy eggs
- fragile eggs may be destroyed
Which fecal test takes 12-24 hours to complete?
What are the tips of Trichuris vulpis ova called?
The prepatent period for Hookworm is
Toxascaris leonina prepatent period is
Toxocara cati prepatent period is
The prepatient period for Strongyloides stercoralis
What parasites suck blood?
Ancylostoma caninum lives in the
Which of the following is characterized by an ovoid egg with a thin shell & a morulated embryo?
Ancylostoma caninum (hookworm)
What test is used to detect pinworms?
Cellophane Tape Technique
What lungworm is found in cats?
infestation of maggots
This has a slender anterior end with its mouth at the tip and a thickened posterior extremity?
What parasite causes blood loss, especially in young animals?
What Fecal testing is done on all Avian patients as part of the routine physical exam?
What parasite is also known as a vector
What Parasite is usually contracted from eating infected fish?
What parasite is of the order Ascarida
What is Peicuolsis?
infestation with lice
What is an intermediate host/secondary host?
a host in which a parasite goes through its larval or developmental stages
What is a paratentic host/transport host?
intermediate host needed for completion of a parasites life cycle but where no development takes place
What is a pseudoparasite?
substance that looks like a parasite but isn't one
When are adult parasites seen passed from the body?
- massive immune response
- "leaving a sinking ship"
- purgative wormers (recently dewormed)
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