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1

Klebsiella is lactose ____ and oxidase ____

lactose positive 

oxidase negative 

2

What is the most important virulence factor for Klebsiella?

capsule 

3

Klebsiella is characterized by hyper ____ phenotypes that are new emerging pathogens

mucoid 

4

True/False: Klebsiella can cuase bovine mastitis

True 

5

Bovine mastitis from Klebsiella is most associated with ____ bedding 

moist bedding and sawdust 

6

What kind of disease is caused in equines by Klebsiella?

Reproductive tract disease 

7

what Can occur from Klebsiella in horses that have failed passive transfer?

Navel ill 

8

4 year old femal bull dog. Suspect urniary tract infection has been urinating blood. If you collect blood and isolate a gram negative organism. What should be number one in your differentials?

E. coli 

*E. coli is the number one cause of urinary tract infection in dogs 

(klebsiella is also a possible causative agent)

9

True/False: Klebsiella can lead to DIC (septic shock in dogs)

true 

pale mucous, hemorrhages, blood coming out of the eyes and nose 

10

Klebsiella causes ____ pneumonia in animals

Hemorrhagic 

*macrophages released a huge amount of cytokines and this is the result 

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11

The most important virulence factor of klebsiella is ____. This makes them very mucoid 

thick capsule 

12

When you open an animal with hypermucoid klebsiella you start to see a huge amount of ____

pus 

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13

Hypermucoid phenotype in klebsiella _____ in african greem monkeys are very resistant 

pneumoniae 

14

Klebsiella is normally associated with ____ infection

opportunistic 

15

Klebsiella has new ____ emerging and is associated with _____ type of disease 

new serotypes emerging 

suppurative type disease 

16

True/False: Klebsiella can cause septicemia in dogs and cats

true