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(Neospora Caninum)

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1-3. What are the three differences?

(Primarily of veterinary interest)

4. cause what in cattle?

5. in dogs?

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1. Tissue cysts have thicker walls than T. gondii

2. serum antibodies do not cross react with T. gondii

3. specific IFA tests for N. caninum

4. abortions

5. neurological disease

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(Life cycle)

1. what is the definitive host?

2. intermediate?

3. location in body?

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(Pathogenesis)

(Dogs)

(Congential infection)

what do you see?

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(Pathogenesis)

(Cattle)

1. responsible for what?

2. what percentage of all?

3. do calves always show signs?

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(Treatment)

1. what has been reported as efficacious in cattle?

1. deconquinate

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note the probelm with antibody based testing

1. how would you keep dogs from infecting?

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1. keep them away from cows...

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