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1

Porcine stress syndrome is also known as:

Malignant Hyperthermia

2

Porcine stress syndrome is caused by:

Homozygous recessive gene that seems to be linked to positive carcass traits - heavy musclin, high lean

3

Meat quality is _____ in stress-susceptible pigs.

lower

4

In porcine stress syndrome, during stress OR _______, the muscles go into a sustained contraction. This produces excessive heat (hyperthermia) and lactic acidosis. 

Anesthesia

5

A DNA test for the defective gene in procien stress syndrome can detect susceptible and carrier pigs. True or False.

True

6

Osteochondrosis is due to a defecive ______ ossification.

Endochrondal 

7

Most pigs have some degree of osteochondrosis. True or False.

True

8

Clinical signs of osteochondrosis can range from asymptomatic to chronic lameness in ____ (young/adult) pigs.

Adult

9

Osteomalacia is a result of weaknening of the bones of the sow due to loss of _____  and _____, most often becuase of lactational demands and inadeqate intake.

Calcium and phosphorous 

10

Iin osteomalacia, lameness or paralysis may occur ____-weaning due to pathologic fractures.

Post

11

Supplemental ____ may benefit hoof health.

Biotin

12

Ricktes is a deficiency or imbalance of ___, ____, and ____ in growing pigs.

Calcium Phoshorous, and vitamin D

13

Etiology of Tetanus

Clostridium tetani

14

In tetanus, spores enter the body via _____ or other wounds.

Castration

15

In tetanus, _____ (anaerobic/aerobic) growth allows elaboration of toxin.

Anaerobic 

16

Clinical signs of tetanus include: 

Muscle spasm, rigid limb extension