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Parasitology Test 1

31 Questions
Parasitology Test 1

Quiz covering most of the topics for test 1. Some of the questions have more than one correct answer.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Pyrantel

    • B. 

      Fenbendazole

    • C. 

      Ponazuril

    • D. 

      Milbemycine oxime

  • 2. 
    Your client wants to start breeding Chischnachsunds because "They are so cute and tiny! And I will be rich!". She wants to make sure the puppies are born worm free, which wormer would you prescribe?
    • A. 

      Pyrantel

    • B. 

      Ponazuril

    • C. 

      Ivermectin

    • D. 

      Fenbendazole

    • E. 

      Febantel

  • 3. 
    On your way to work you notice this in your yard. Besides more conscientious owners, what does this dog need?
    • A. 

      Fipronil

    • B. 

      Fenbendazole

    • C. 

      Praziquantel

    • D. 

      Ivermectin

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Ascarids

    • B. 

      Strongyles

    • C. 

      Whipworms

    • D. 

      Diplyidium caninum

    • E. 

      Taenia pisiformis

    • F. 

      Giardia

  • 6. 
    Ponazuril is a coccidiostatic medication
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You find this parasite in the fecal of a dog. Which treatment should you use?
    • A. 

      Ponazuril

    • B. 

      Febantel

    • C. 

      Ivermectin

    • D. 

      Nothing because this is a psuedoparasite.

    • E. 

      Amprolium

  • 8. 
    Sulfonamides are coccidiostats that can be used in dogs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Melarsomine is used to treat what parasite?
    • A. 

      Heartworm microfilariae

    • B. 

      Adult heartworms

    • C. 

      Whipworms

    • D. 

      Ascarids

  • 10. 
    Feline heartworm infection can be treated with melarsomine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Doxycyline is used as an adjunct heartworm therapy because:
    • A. 

      It kills microfilariae

    • B. 

      It damages the tegument of adult worms

    • C. 

      It kills the commensal bacteria Wolbachia

    • D. 

      It lessens negative side effects of arsenical treatment

  • 12. 
    Cats can develop HARD syndrome when infected with heartworms. This acronym stands for _______ ________ _________ ________.
  • 13. 
    The heartworm infection rate of cats is what percentage that of dogs?
    • A. 

      80%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      10%

    • E. 

      2%

  • 14. 
    This wombat was likely diagnosed using which method?
    • A. 

      PCR

    • B. 

      Skin scrape

    • C. 

      Scotch Tape Test

    • D. 

      Culture

  • 15. 
    ______ ___________, also known as frounce, is a disease of pigeons and birds of prey. It forms cheesy plaques on muscosal surfaces in the mouth, esophagus and crop.
  • 16. 
    Your cousin won a goldfish at the state fair and wants to put it in your prized African cichlid tank. This would not be a good idea because it is likely infected with:
    • A. 

      Nothing, its just that goldfish do not represent the same socioeconomic bracket as cichlids.

    • B. 

      Ichthyopthirius multifiliis

    • C. 

      Neoricketsia salmincola

    • D. 

      Dropsy

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    This parasite makes it a bad idea to eat raw or undercooked fish
    • A. 

      Anisakis

    • B. 

      Cryptosporidium

    • C. 

      Heterakis meleagridis

    • D. 

      Fugu

  • 19. 
    Pork is the number one meat in the USA that contains Trichinella
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    This rabbit probably is infested with _________ _________.
  • 21. 
    The only reason a client could be immunocompromised is because of HIV/AIDS infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Cuddling with her cat

    • B. 

      Eating undercooked meat

    • C. 

      Gardening without gloves and putting hands in her mouth

    • D. 

      Eating unwashed fruits of veggies

    • E. 

      Drinking contaminated water

    • F. 

      Changing the litter box with gloves on

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Most animal strains of Giardia are zoonotic
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Jurassic Park is no longer just science fiction. You are the very first veterinarian ever to perform a fecal on a triceratops, how lucky! You find this parasite on the fecal and decide the best drug to use would be:
    • A. 

      Ivermectin

    • B. 

      Moxidectin

    • C. 

      Milbemycin

    • D. 

      Fenbendazole

  • 26. 
    Composting dog feces will kill any viable eggs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Starting refugia is a new goal of parasite control in large animals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    There are a variety of ways to control parasites in large animals, without constant deworming. These include:
    • A. 

      Culling infected animals

    • B. 

      Rotational grazing

    • C. 

      Prescribed pasture burns

    • D. 

      Tillage

    • E. 

      Removal of feces

    • F. 

      Spraying insecticides on pasture

  • 29. 
    Co-grazing mixed species reduces parasite load due to the ________ _____.
  • 30. 
    It would be perfectly ok to treat the animal this parasite was found in with a 5x dosage of Praziquantel for two days.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Humans can get scabies from their dogs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False