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1

What is the route of parvovirus?

Nasal or oral w/ virus-containing feces

2

What is the incubation period for parvo?

2 to 14 days

3

When does the virus start shedding from a parvo dog?

within 4 day of exposure

4

What are the clinical signs of parvo?

Diarrhea + Anorexia + Vomiting + Dehydration

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How is parvo diagnosed?

IN-house snap test

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What is the typical incubation period for MOST respiratory diseases?

less than a week

7

What respiratory disease has a longer incubation period then the rest? How long is it?

Canine distemper virus, 1 to 3 weeks

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When do animals with a respiratory disease shed the virus? How?

Prior to showing any symptoms
Respiratory secretions + Direct contact with fomites

9

How far can dogs shed respiratory secretions?

20 feet

10

How far can cats shed respiratory secretions?

4 feet

11

What are the symptoms for CDV?

Lethargy + Fever + Coughing + Mucopurlent discharge + Vomiting

12

How is Canine Influenza Virus spread?

Oronasal contact with infected dogs or fomites

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What are the symptoms of Canine Influenza virus?

Coughing + Sneezing + Ocular/Nasal discharge

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What is the transmission period for the canine influenza virus?

2 to 4 day transmission

15

What is the most common route of transmission for FIV?

Bite

16

What are some of the symptoms for FIV?

Oral infections + Rhinitis + Conjunctivitis + Wt. Loss + fever

17

How is FeLV transmitted?

Oronasal routes and bites

18

What are the symptoms of FeLV?

Weakness, lethargy, fever
Pale MM + Enlarged lymph nodes
Poor coat
Diarrhea

19

What is a bacterial form of canine respiratory disease?

Bordetella Bronchiseptica

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What do you see with a bordetella infection?

Tracheobronchitis +/- pneumonia
Dry, hacking cough
Purulent nasal discharge

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How does bordetella spread?

Aerosol route or direct contact

22

What are two examples of tick borne pathogens?

Ehrlichiosis + Anaplasmosis

23

When can alcohol-based hand rubs be used?

When hands are not visably soiled

24

When should liter boxes be changed?

Daily