19. Woodchucks, Squirrels, Prairie Dogs Flashcards
Order and suborder of woodchucks
Order Rodentia, suborder Sciuromorpha
Woodchuck gestation time
Woodchuck hepatitis virus is a model for which human dz?
Hepatitis B virus (HBV)
WHV is a member of which virus family?
C/S of chronic WHV infection
Hepatic encephalopathy, immune-mediated glomerulonephritis, edema/ascites, hepatocellular carcinoma
Cardio diseases of woodchucks
Cardiomyopathy -> CHF
Misc common dz of woodchucks
Hibernating woodchuck is a model of what human dz?
Richardson’s ground squirrel
13-lined ground squirrel
Golden-mantled ground squirrel
California ground squirrel
3 viral diseases of squirrels
Ground squirrel hepatitis virus
Western equine encephalitis virus
Hepatic carcinoma in squirrels is caused by what virus?
Gestation period of prairie dogs