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C - Treat the other calves with vitamin E/Seleniumer
An unweaned two-month old calf is presented for necropsy.
The calf collapsed and suddenly died after she escaped and was chased around the back pasture for 45 minutes by her owner.
Among other things, white myocardial and endocardial streaking in the left ventricle of this calf's heart are evident.
What advice should be given the farmer?

A - Put all the calves off ionophore-containing feed
B - Start the other calves on Ceftiofur (Naxcel®)
C - Treat the other calves with vitamin E/Seleniumer
D - Check the mother for bovine leukosis by AGID
E - Search the calf barn for sources of lead
D - Immune-mediated thrombocytopenia
A 6 year old female spayed cocker spaniel is presented with a 2 day history of lethargy. Upon physical exam mucosal petechiae and ecchymoses and an ocular hemorrhage O.D. is noted.

A coagulation profile shows the following:
Thrombocytes= 49,720..[N=200,000-900,000]
Buccal mucosal bleeding time (BMBT), increased
Activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), normal
Prothrombin time (PT), normal
Thrombin time (TT), normal

Which one of the following diseases is the most likely diagnosis?

A - Anticoagulant rodenticide toxicity
B - Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)
C - Hepatic insufficiency
D - Immune-mediated thrombocytopenia
E - Von Willebrand's disease
D. Purpura Hemorrhagica
A 5-year-old Arabian mare is presented. The owner is not happy.

This same horse was treated for strangles 2 weeks ago, and now the mare is sick again.

The horse has a 48-hour history of urticarial wheals on its skin that progressed to sharply demarcated edema of the muzzle, eyes, belly and limbs.

She reacts as if it is painful when the edema is checked.

The horse breathes heavily, with stridor, dyspnea and diarrhea.

There are petechiation and ecchymoses on the mucous membranes and the muzzle is a reddish, mulberry color.

What is the clinical diagnosis?

Temp: 102.2 F (39 C) (RI 99.0-100.6, 37.2-38.1 C)
HR=32 bpm (RI 28-40 bpm)
BR=12 brpm (R1 10-14 brpm)

A. Potomac Horse Fever
B. Equine Salmonellosis
C. Lyme Disease
D. Purpura Hemorrhagica
E. Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA)
A. Facial nerve
A 5 year old female spayed Cocker Spaniel is presented with a strange expression.

Her right ear and lip appear to droop.

There is ptosis O.D. (right eye) and the dog is drooling on the exam table.

What anatomic structure is damaged?

A - Facial nerve
B - Left side inner ear
C - Trigeminal nerve
D - Right side inner ear
E - Left side medulla, motor tract
D. Inadequate nutrition
What is the primary factor associated with pregnancy toxemia in ewes and goats?

A - Young age at parturition
B - Clostridium perfringens
C - Polioencephalomalacia
D - Inadequate nutrition
E - High sulfur, Low thiamine diet
E - Grain overload, ethylene glycol toxicity, renal failure
Which diseases are classically associated with a high anion gap (AG)?

A - Eosinophilic enteritis, hypothyroidism, gastrinoma
B - Prostatic adenocarcinoma, pleural effusion, lymphangiectasia
C - Diabetes mellitus, pancreatitis, proliferative enteritis
D - Hypercalcemia of malignancy, hypoadrenocorticism, displaced abomasum
E - Grain overload, ethylene glycol toxicity, renal failure
B. Listeriosis
This 3 year old Charolais bull weighing 2100 lbs was found at pasture walking in circles.

He has been fed silage enriched with 5% dried chicken litter in addition to the winter pasture.

He is depressed, anorectic and drooling, with a head tilt to right.

The right ear and eyelid both droop.

The bull is ataxic with predominantly right sided proprioceptive deficits.

A sample of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) taken at the lumbosacral space has normal color, no turbidity but has an increased mononuclear cell count and an elevated protein concentration.

Which one of the following choices is the most likely diagnosis?

T = 104.6°F (40.3°C) RI:101.5-103.5 F (37.8-39.7 C)
HR=46 bpm RI:55-80 bpm
RR=21 brpm RI:10-30 brpm
A - Nervous coccidiosis
B - Listeriosis
C - Thromboembolic meningoencephalitis
D - Rabies
E - Otitis media/interna
C. $720
You are an associate veterinarian paid a base salary of $55,000 annually, plus an 8% bonus based on receipts in above your monthly production goal of $23,000.

Bonuses are paid quarterly. Your last three month's production were:

$23,000, $28,000, and $27,000.

How much is your quarterly bonus?

A - $670
B - $840
C - $720
D - $810
E - $900
D - Cauda equina syndrome
A 7-year old male German shepherd is presented with a history of weakness in the hind limbs, urinary incontinence and recent obsessive chewing around his tail area.

Dorsiflexion of the tail over the back and extension of the hind limbs elicits a painful response.

There is moderate hindlimb ataxia.

He does not withdraw each hind leg when a toe is pinched, but bears weight on the hindlimbs. Patellar reflexes are normal.

What is the clinical diagnosis?

A - Wobbler syndrome
B - Diskospondylitis
C - Hip dysplasia
D - Cauda equina syndrome
E - Radiculoneuritis
E - 90 -120 days
What is the earliest stage post-breeding that an experienced practitioner can reliably feel fremitus rectally in the uterine artery of the gravid uterine horn in a pregnant cow?

A - 60-75 days
B - 45-60 days
C - 70-80 days
D - 120-150 days
E - 90 -120 days
C - Grave
A canine coagulation profile indicates increased values for APTT, PT, TT and FDPs.

Thrombocytes=62,513 per microliter (normally greater than 211,000 per microliter)

What is the typical prognosis for a dog with the condition suggested by this pattern?

A - Good
B - Fair
C - Grave
D - Excellent
E - Need more information
A - fungal culture of hair and skin scales
This 3 year old horse is presented for evaluation of these non-pruritic, non-painful face lesions.

Most of the other young horses in the herd are also affected, and many of these horses also have lesions in the girth area.

Which one of the following diagnostic tests would be most likely to identify the cause of the lesions?

A - Fungal culture of hair and skin scales
B - Determination of serum antibody response to a regional panel of fungal pathogens
C - Bacterial culture of hair and skin scales
D - Testing for antinuclear antibodies in serum
E - Biopsy
Image: A - fungal culture of hair and skin scales
A - Uterine leiomyoma
An aged intact female potbellied pig presents for evaluation of abdominal distension.

A large mass contiguous with the uterine wall is discovered with ultrasound exam of the abdomen.

Which of the following choices is the most likely cause of this finding?

A - Uterine leiomyoma
B - Endometritis
C - Adenocarcinoma of the cervix
D - Lymphosarcoma
E - Endometrial hyperplasia
C - Sacroiliac subluxation
A 6-year old Standardbred jumper is presented with a 3-month history of poor performance and intermittent shifting hindleg lameness.

On physical exam, there is poor muscling of the gluteal muscles and some asymmetry to the croup (rump).

The horse has a 7 cm. swelling over the hindquarters on the left dorsal side and shows pain and a reluctance to ventroflex the back when midline pressure is applied.

On rectal palpation crepitation and shifting can be felt dorsally as the horse walks slowly forward.

What is the diagnosis?

A - Croup myopathy (longissimus dorsi, supraspinous ligament)
B - Coxofemoral luxation
C - Sacroiliac subluxation
D - Overlapping vertebral spinous processes
E - Fibrotic ossifying myopathy
A- Bluetongue
Several sheep are sick at a petting-zoo that has cows, horses, pigs, bison and white-tailed deer.

One of the deer is also affected.

Affected sheep are listless and off-feed, with serous or mucopurulent nasal discharge and rectal temperatures ranging from 105-107.5°F (40.5-42°C).

Physical exam shows swollen muzzles with edema and congestion of the lips, nose and face with small hemorrhages and ulcers on the mucous membranes.

The ulcers appear where the teeth contact the swollen lips and tongue.

Two affected sheep are lame.

What is the diagnosis?

A - Bluetongue
B - Peste des petits ruminants (PPR)
C - Caprine arthritis encephalitis
D - Contagious ecthyma (soremouth)
E - Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD)