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1

______ general term for infection w/ Fusobacterium necrophorum

necrobacillosus

2

______ associated with footrot and liver abcesses

Fusobacterium necrophorum

3

______ is highly correlated w/ virulence of Fusobacterium necrophorum; it is toxic to neutrophils, macrophages and heptocytes

Leukotoxin

4

T/F Fusobacterium necrophorum has little to no ability to invade tissues on its own, but readily multiplies in damaged tissues

True

5

______ this organism is routinely found in purulent post partum metritis

Fusobacterium necrophorum

6

What are the 5 lesions associated with F. necrophorum in cattle?

Footrot
liver abscess
calf diptheria
metritis
udder/teat lesions as part of mixed infection

7

______ and ______ are the swine lesions assocaited w/ fusobacterium necrophorum

ulcerative somatitis and bull nose

8

______ used to be common in draft/pulling horses

F. necrophorum- Quittor
also causes thrush

9

______ is the cause of contagious footrot in sheep

Dichelobacter nodosus

10

D. nodusus produces a powerful ______ that digests the hoof, and a heat soluble factor that stimulates the growth of ______

protease; F. necrophorum

11

T/F D. nodosus penetrates the hoof of sheep first, then F. necrophroum swoops in and wrecks havoc

FALSE. F necrophorum first, then D. nodosus

12

______ is somewhat protective when present in a high titer against Dichelobacter nodosus

antibody against F antigen