Flashcards in Infectious Disease Protocols Deck (24):
What is the route of parvovirus?
Nasal or oral w/ virus-containing feces
What is the incubation period for parvo?
2 to 14 days
When does the virus start shedding from a parvo dog?
within 4 day of exposure
What are the clinical signs of parvo?
Diarrhea + Anorexia + Vomiting + Dehydration
How is parvo diagnosed?
IN-house snap test
What is the typical incubation period for MOST respiratory diseases?
less than a week
What respiratory disease has a longer incubation period then the rest? How long is it?
Canine distemper virus, 1 to 3 weeks
When do animals with a respiratory disease shed the virus? How?
Prior to showing any symptoms
Respiratory secretions + Direct contact with fomites
How far can dogs shed respiratory secretions?
How far can cats shed respiratory secretions?
What are the symptoms for CDV?
Lethargy + Fever + Coughing + Mucopurlent discharge + Vomiting
How is Canine Influenza Virus spread?
Oronasal contact with infected dogs or fomites
What are the symptoms of Canine Influenza virus?
Coughing + Sneezing + Ocular/Nasal discharge
What is the transmission period for the canine influenza virus?
2 to 4 day transmission
What is the most common route of transmission for FIV?
What are some of the symptoms for FIV?
Oral infections + Rhinitis + Conjunctivitis + Wt. Loss + fever
How is FeLV transmitted?
Oronasal routes and bites
What are the symptoms of FeLV?
Weakness, lethargy, fever
Pale MM + Enlarged lymph nodes
What is a bacterial form of canine respiratory disease?
What do you see with a bordetella infection?
Tracheobronchitis +/- pneumonia
Dry, hacking cough
Purulent nasal discharge
How does bordetella spread?
Aerosol route or direct contact
What are two examples of tick borne pathogens?
Ehrlichiosis + Anaplasmosis
When can alcohol-based hand rubs be used?
When hands are not visably soiled