Parasites Of The Horse

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  • 1. 
    Roundworms (ascarids)
    • A. 

      Parascaris Equorum

    • B. 

      Anoplochephala Magna

    • C. 

      Cyathostome Spp.

  • 2. 
    Have a life cycle of
    • A. 

      8 - 10 weeks

    • B. 

      10 - 12 weeks

    • C. 

      12 - 14 weeks

  • 3. 
    Effects
    • A. 

      Young horses

    • B. 

      Stallions

    • C. 

      All horses

  • 4. 
    Found in the
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Large intestine

    • C. 

      Small intestine

  • 5. 
    Cause
    • A. 

      Respiratory signs

    • B. 

      Lameness

    • C. 

      Strangles

  • 6. 
    Adults still carry the parasitic egg but it does not develop.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Small Redworms
    • A. 

      Strongylus Vulgaris

    • B. 

      Cyathostomes spp.

    • C. 

      Strongylus edentatus

  • 8. 
    Small redworms have a life cycle of
    • A. 

      5 - 18 weeks

    • B. 

      18 - 32 weeks

    • C. 

      32 - 52 weeks

  • 9. 
    Cyathostomes have the ability to enter a period of hypobiosis. Which can last 4months - 2.5 years. What is meant by hypobiosis?
    • A. 

      L2 infective

    • B. 

      Arrested larval development

    • C. 

      Period of high levels of reproduction.

  • 10. 
    When encysted, protected from most anthelmintic administration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which one of these could be used to treat cyathostomes?
    • A. 

      Strongid P

    • B. 

      Panacur Guard

    • C. 

      Pyratape P

  • 12. 
    And what drug is used in Panacur guard
    • A. 

      Moxidectin

    • B. 

      Benzimidazole

    • C. 

      Ivermectin

  • 13. 
    What is the problem with using BZDs?
  • 14. 
    Cyathostomes can cause
    • A. 

      Selenium Toxcity

    • B. 

      Larval Cyathostomosis

    • C. 

      Selenium Cyathostomiosis

  • 15. 
    Large Redworms.
    • A. 

      Strongylus spp.

    • B. 

      Parascaris Equorum

    • C. 

      Cyathostomes

  • 16. 
    Redworms have a life cycle of
    • A. 

      3 - 6 months

    • B. 

      10 - 18 weeks

    • C. 

      6 - 11 months

  • 17. 
    Strongylus Vulgaris migrate round the body at L4 stage via ________ to _________.
  • 18. 
    Large redworms Can be controlled by
    • A. 

      Ivermectin

    • B. 

      Pyrantel

    • C. 

      Benzimiadozoles

    • D. 

      Praziquantel

    • E. 

      Moxidectin

    • F. 

      Mebendazole

  • 19. 
    Cestodes have a direct life cycle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Cestodes. __________________    ________________ are passed in the faeces.
  • 21. 
    The mature segments are passed in the faeces. Releasing eggs into the environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Tapeworms can be treated with:
    • A. 

      Ivermectin

    • B. 

      Pyrantel

    • C. 

      Moxidectin

    • D. 

      Praziquantel

    • E. 

      Benzimidazole

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