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Symptoms of erlichia?

Fever, lethargy, anorexia, joint pain, lymphadenopathy

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How can you test for erlichia?

4DX test for antibodies, blood smear to see blue"buddy" in the cell

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Erlichia in the neutrophils.

Erlichia ewengii

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Treatment of tick diseases.

Doxycycline

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Parasite that is found in rbc, WBC, or platelets.

Anaplasma

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How is Anaplasma spread?

Ticks attached for over 24 hrs, flies

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This blood parasite is species specific.

Anaplasma

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Symptoms of Anaplasma?

Anorexia, lethargy, fever, bruising, bleeding

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How do you test for erlichia?

4DX test, CBCs, Coombs test, IFA, western blot

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The bacteria that causes Lyme disease.

Borrelia burdorferi

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The species that transmits Lyme.

Ixodes sp

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Symptoms of Lyme?

Lameness, joint pain, fever, lethargy, anorexia

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How do you test for lyme?

4DX, Idexx c6 quantitative test, IFA, PCR, western blot

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Tick based issue treatment.

Doxycycline

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Intracrllular protozoa found in rbc spread by brown dog and American dog tick.

Babesia

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Babes is only affects...

Dogs

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How to test for babesia?

Blood smears

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Feline infectious anemia. (Found in rbcs)

Mycoplasma

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How to test for mycoplasma?

Blood smear.

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Symptoms of mycoplasma?

Anemia

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Protozoa transmitted by American dog tick that affects cats.

Cutauxzoon Felis

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Symptoms of cytauxzoon Felis

Dehydration, anorexia, fever, lethargy

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Caused by the parasite dirofilaria immitis.

Heart worm

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Baby heartworm.

Microfilaria

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Symptoms of heartworm?

Cough, excessive intolerance, lung sounds, abnormal lung sounds

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Causes inclusion bodies and is confused for a parasite.

Canine distemper

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Intercellular parasite found in WBC transmitted by a tick.

Erlichia

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Caused when macrophages partially remove an antibody coated cell membrane

Spherocytes

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Often seen in IMHA.

Spherocytes

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Smaller than normal RBCs with no central pallor and stained darker

Spherocytes