CC4H Rabbit Ailments & Disorders
term, cause, picture
Terms in this set (14)
Sore Hocks (Pododermatitis)
Damage initially to the pad of the foot, usually followed by a bacterial infection.
An infection of the ear canal caused by ear mites. Symptoms include an inflamed, scabby, crusty condition deep inside the ear.
Protzoa - transmitted by ingestion of sporulated occysts passed in feces and found viable in soil, feed, on personnel, caging, and utensils for several months.
Bacterial infection - transmission is primarily fecal-oral route.
Inherited abnormality - inherited condition in which the incisors fail to meet, and thus grow to extreme lengths; may also result from dietary, infectious, or traumatic reasons.
Mites - common fur mites, spread by direct contact with the infected host.
Virus - a DNA virus of the pox family virus, transmitted by mosquitoes, mites, flies, fleas, birds (droppings), and/or plant materials.
Fungal infection - transmitted by direct contact with spores on hair coat, bedding or soil.
Bacterial infection - transmitted by direct contact, untreated may result in pneumonia
Vent Disease (Venereal Spirochetosis)
Bacterial infection - transmitted by direct contact, especially during mating.
Virus - transmitted by direct contact with secretions or excretions of infected rabbits, or indirectly via aerosol exposure to contaminated rabbit products.
Bacterial infection - spread by humans and contaminated food, feces, cages or bedding.
Injuries, bites, and scratches
Bacterial infection - no specific inner ear lesions, cause unknown
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