Flashcards in Abnormal Blood Deck (52)
Symptoms of erlichia?
Fever, lethargy, anorexia, joint pain, lymphadenopathy
How can you test for erlichia?
4DX test for antibodies, blood smear to see blue"buddy" in the cell
Erlichia in the neutrophils.
Treatment of tick diseases.
Parasite that is found in rbc, WBC, or platelets.
How is Anaplasma spread?
Ticks attached for over 24 hrs, flies
This blood parasite is species specific.
Symptoms of Anaplasma?
Anorexia, lethargy, fever, bruising, bleeding
How do you test for erlichia?
4DX test, CBCs, Coombs test, IFA, western blot
The bacteria that causes Lyme disease.
The species that transmits Lyme.
Symptoms of Lyme?
Lameness, joint pain, fever, lethargy, anorexia
How do you test for lyme?
4DX, Idexx c6 quantitative test, IFA, PCR, western blot
Tick based issue treatment.
Intracrllular protozoa found in rbc spread by brown dog and American dog tick.
Babes is only affects...
How to test for babesia?
Feline infectious anemia. (Found in rbcs)
How to test for mycoplasma?
Symptoms of mycoplasma?
Protozoa transmitted by American dog tick that affects cats.
Symptoms of cytauxzoon Felis
Dehydration, anorexia, fever, lethargy
Caused by the parasite dirofilaria immitis.
Symptoms of heartworm?
Cough, excessive intolerance, lung sounds, abnormal lung sounds
Causes inclusion bodies and is confused for a parasite.
Intercellular parasite found in WBC transmitted by a tick.
Caused when macrophages partially remove an antibody coated cell membrane
Often seen in IMHA.