What is the most common species of Nocardia?
What is the generalized pathogenesis of Nocardia?
Generalized suppurative and pyogranulomatous process
Who is most susceptible to Nocardia?
Immunosuppressed and massively exposed individuals
Which structure is consistently involved with Nocardia infection?
Which filamentous bacteria is associated with bovine farcy?
Which filamentous bacteria has been identified as the causative agent of mandibular osteomyelitis (lumpy jaw) in cats?
How would you control the spread of Nocardia?
Removal of infected animals
Disinfection of premises and equipment
Scrupulous stabling and milking hygiene
What is the reservoir for Actinomyces?
Found on oral mucous membranes, tooth surfaces and mucous membranes of the urogenital tract and secondarily GIT
What kind of reactions do actinomyces evoke?
What is the condition Actinomyces causes in ruminants?
How do the lesions of Nocardia and Actinomyces differ?
Actinomyces lesion expands but has little tendecy for vascular dissemination
Difference to Nocardiosis
Which filamentous bacteria causes cervical lymphadentis in horses?
Would be lower on DDx
(similar to S. equi subs. equi)
Which filamentous bacteria is the most common agent for infection of dog and cat bites?
What are the characteristics for diagnosis of Actinomyces?
Crushed granules, exudate or tissue impressions are stained - Gram-positive diphteroids, non-acid fast, majority are catalase negative
Which type of filamentous bacteria causes dermatophilosis or streptothricosis in cattle?
Which filamentous bacteria causes rain scald, ran rot or grease heal in horses?
Which filamentous bacteria causes strawberry footrot and lumpy wool in sheep?
What is the disease pattern for Dermatophilus in livestock?
Creates an exudative epidermitis
What stain is used for Dermatophilus congolensis?
What other filamentous bacteria was listed in the powerpoint but not elaborated on?