Nematodes Quiz: How Much Do You Know?

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Are you ready for this "Nematodes Quiz: How much do you know? " This is a photo/answer and question/answer quiz of Nematodes for Dr. O's and Sean's class. As always, please let me know if there are any misspellings or incorrect info/pictures. Thanks and Good luck to you! NOTE: If the parasite is also something from Sean's lab PowerPoint, there will be TWO PHOTOS. Sean's photo will always be on the right/bottom.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ascaroidea Canine and Feline (not as common) intestinal round worm. Rough, pitted edges. Thick shelled and mamillated. Cat version is identical except smaller. The feline version ends in Cati, give the full name for the canine version.Pick the right option and type that only.A. Uncinaria stenocephalaB. Toxocara canisC. Toxascaris leonina
  • 2. 
    Ascaroidea   Canine and Feline intestinal roundworm. Almost oval shaped. Smooth outer shell with a hyaline (ground glass) nucleus.Pick the right option and type that only.A. Toxocara canisB. Uncinaria stenocephalaC. Toxascaris leonina
  • 3. 
    Ascaroidea Porcine roundworm. Very rough "chainsaw" like shell. Can leave "milk spots" on the liver.Pick the right option and type that only.A. Toxocara canisB. Ascaris suumC. Trichuris suis
  • 4. 
    Ascaroidea   Equine roundworm. Very similar to Toxascaris leonina except larger and darker. May cause gut impactions and ruptures leading to fatal peritonitis in horses.Pick the right option and type that only.A. Uncinaria stenocephalaB. Trichuris suisC. Parascaris equorum
  • 5. 
    Ascaroidea   The one on the RIGHT is Toxocara canis. What is the Nemtaode on the LEFT which is found in Racoons? It is dangerous to humans who ingest embryonated eggs of this parasite.Pick the right option and type that only.A. Baylisascaris procyonisB.C. Toxocara canis
  • 6. 
    Strongyloidea   Equine roundworm. These are actually two different types of eggs, but both look identical to eachother. Oval in shape with large "bubbles" in the nucleus. Similar looking to hookworm in dogs/cats. This specific equine roundworm has adults that can be found in the cecum and large intestine. Damage to the mesenteric artery may be observed through necropsy. Pick the right option and type that only.A. Strongylus vulgarisB. Ascaris suumC. Parascaris equorum
  • 7. 
    Strongyloidea Canine hookworm. Oval with "bubbles" in the nucleus. This hookworm occurs more commonly in the tropic and warm temperate areas and may also be called the "Southern Hookworm". It looks very similar to the feline only version.Pick the right option and type that only.A. Uncinaria stenocephalaB. Ancylostoma caninumC. Trichuris suis
  • 8. 
    Strongyloidea Ruminant roundworm that belongs to the group trichostrongyles Pick the right option and type that only.A. Bunostomum spp.B.C.
  • 9. 
    Strongyloidea   Very similar to ancylostoma caninum and tubaeforme, however it does less damage than ancylostoma This cooler region. hookworm in canines (felines less common) is also called the "Northern Hookworm"Pick the right option and type that only.A. Ascaris suumB. Dioctophyma renaleC. Uncinaria stenocephala
  • 10. 
    Trichostrongylidae   Canine roundworm more commonly called "Whipworm". Looks like Stewie from family guy or a football *** HAS TWO POLAR PLUGSPick the right option and type that only.A. Trichuris vulpisB. Toxocara canisC. Trichinella spiralis
  • 11. 
    Trichostrongylidae   Porcine Whipworm. Similar to canine whipworm only it isn't as elongated. In heavy infections, pigs may have inflamed colon and/or cecum and sloughing of the colonic mucosa, which leads to death in young piggies.Pick the right option and type that only.A. Bunostomum spp.B.Toxascaris leoninaC. Trichuris suis
  • 12. 
    Trichostrongylidae   Roundworm of canine, feline, and ruminants. More commonly called the "Bladder Worm." Looks very similar to the whipworm except for a roughened outer shell and flattened polar plugs.Pick the right option and type that only.A. Parascaris equorumB. Trichuris suisC. Capillaria plica
  • 13. 
    Filaroidea   Characterized by having a cephalic hook and a blunt anterior end.Pick the right option and type that only.A. Toxocara canisB. Dipetalonema reconditumC. Toxascaris leonina
  • 14. 
    Filaroidea   Has a blunt head and a tapered tail that does NOT curl or hook in the presence of formalin.Pick the right option and type that only.A. Dirofilaria immitisB. Trichinella spiralisC. Ascaris suum
  • 15. 
    Dioctophymoidea   Canine roundworm more commonly called the "Giant kidney worm" of the dog. This is the largest of parasitic nemotodes. It has a characteristic barrel shape, is yellow-brown and bipolar.Pick the right option and type that only.A. Dioctophyma renaleB. Trichuris suisC. Trichinella spiralis
  • 16. 
    Equine and Bovine Lungworm. (one word name)Pick the right option and type that only.A. DictyocaulusB. Bunostomum spp.C. Ascaris suum
  • 17. 
    What is the Human Whipworm?Pick the right option and type that only.A. Trichuris trichiuraB. Bunostomum spp.C. Ascaris suum
  • 18. 
    Give the name for the equine roundworm that is similar to Strongylus vulgaris. The adult worms of this parasite attach to the mucosa of the colon and suck blood.Pick the right option and type that only.A. Parascaris equorumB. Ascaris suumC. Strongylus equinus
  • 19. 
    What hookworm is found in cats only?Pick the right option and type that only.A. Ancylostoma tubaeformeB. Trichinella spiralisC. Toxascaris leonina
  • 20. 
    This roundworm causes trichnosis in humans who consume raw or undercooked pork.   Pick the right option and type that only.   A. Toxocara canis B. Ascaris suum C. Trichinella spiralis

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