Parasitology Test 1

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Parasitology Test 1
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1.  Co-grazing mixed species reduces parasite load due to the ________ _____.
2.  The heartworm infection rate of cats is what percentage that of dogs?
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3.  Sulfonamides are coccidiostats that can be used in dogs.
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B.
4. 
It would be perfectly ok to treat the animal this parasite was found in with a 5x dosage of Praziquantel for two days.
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B.
5.  ______ ___________, 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.
6.  Feline heartworm infection can be treated with melarsomine.
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B.
7.  Toxoplasma gondii does not infect birds
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B.
8.  This parasite makes it a bad idea to eat raw or undercooked fish
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B.
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9.  Most animal strains of Giardia are zoonotic
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B.
10. 
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:
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B.
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D.
11. 
This wombat was likely diagnosed using which method?
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B.
C.
D.
12. 
This rabbit probably is infested with _________ _________.
13.  Clinical toxoplasmosis is fairly common
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B.
14.  A pregnant woman can become infected with T. gondii by which of the following?
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B.
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15.  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?
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16.  Humans can get scabies from their dogs.
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B.
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  You find these worms on the fecal of an 8 week old puppy. Which de-wormer should you use to treat him?
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B.
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D.
18.  Starting refugia is a new goal of parasite control in large animals
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B.
19.  Pork is the number one meat in the USA that contains Trichinella
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B.
20. 
You find this parasite in the fecal of a dog. Which treatment should you use?
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21.  The only reason a client could be immunocompromised is because of HIV/AIDS infection.
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B.
22. 
These worms can be treated with pyrantel.
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B.
23.  Composting dog feces will kill any viable eggs.
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B.
24.  Ponazuril is a coccidiostatic medication
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B.
25.  Melarsomine is used to treat what parasite?
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B.
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26.  Cats can develop HARD syndrome when infected with heartworms. This acronym stands for _______ ________ _________ ________.
27.  There are a variety of ways to control parasites in large animals, without constant deworming. These include:
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28. 
On your way to work you notice this in your yard. Besides more conscientious owners, what does this dog need?
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D.
29.  Doxycyline is used as an adjunct heartworm therapy because:
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B.
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D.
30.  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:
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B.
C.
D.
31.  Fenbendazole treats which parasites?
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