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1

Etiology

Pasteurella multocida

2

Pasteurella multocida is a _________ bacterial isolate from pneumonic lungs.

common

3

Pasteurellosis is nearly always ____ to another respiratory pathogen (ex - PRRS, influenza, mycoplasma).

Secondary 

4

Clinical Signs of Pasteurellosis

  • Chronic cough - may be productive
  • Variable fever and anorexia
  • Decreased growth rate and feed effiency.

5

Lesions of pasteurellosis include ____ bronchopneumonia.

Purulent

6

Best diagnoses for pasteurellosis

Bacterial culture

7

Antibiotics for treatment of Pasteurellosis

Tetracyclines, ceftiofur, tylosin, enrofloxacin

8

Clinically ill animals with pasteurellosis should be treated with antibiotics ________. Feed and water medication may have _______ effect.

Parenterally; prophylactic

9

Prevention and Control of Pasteurellosis

  • Improved managmenet - AIAO, SEW, air quality
  • Vaccination - not as effective
  • Control of primary pathogens 

10

Pasteurella is a significant intesnifier, significant in co-infection, but almost never a primary disease process. True or False.

True

11

Pasteureollosis readily colonizes in healthy animal with undamaged lungs. True or false.

False! Lungs usually need to be damaged in some way 

12

Can pasteurella be completely prevented through vaccines alone?

No - may only be a useful tool, but NOT 100% efficacious.