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rabbit diseases

 

Cryptosporidiosis

Cryptosporidium cuniculus

weanling rabbits most affected

 

2

pig diseases

swine influenza

orthomyxovirus

high morbidity (100%) but low mortality

 

3

pig diseases

 

Things to know about Clostridial enteritis

12hrs-4wks old (peaks at 3 days)

persistent diarrhea, clear fluid with necrotic debris

can die within 4-8 hours after exposure

4

rabbit diseases

 

things to know about Encephalitozoonosis

Encephalitozoon cuniculi

affects multiple species

brain and kidney, granulomas

microsporidian

 

5

in mice the MHC allele is located on what chromosome?

17

6

mouse diseases

 

4 important things about Murine Pneumonia virus

paramyxovirus

co-infection with Pneumocystis common

natural infection is subclinical in immunocompetent mice, dyspnea, listlesness, wasting in immunodeficient

self limiting in immunocompetent, and persistent in immunodeficient

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rat models

BUF (Buffalo) rat is a model for

spontaneous autoimmune thyroiditis

transplantable Morris hepatoma

8

NHP diseases

things to know about Hepatitis A

Picornaviridae

chimps and cynos and owl monkeys susceptible but no CS

fecal-oral

zoonotic

 

9

rat model

Nude rat is a model for

t cell deficiency

 

autosomal recessive

10

rabbit biology

 

unique characteristics of the urinary system

unipapillate

can separate the tubutles iwth basement membrane intact

ectopic glomeruli are normal

CCMAMP

11

pig diseases

 

things to know about Colibacillosis

caused by pathogenic Escherichia coli

very young- hours old through post weaning

hypersecretory diarrhea

Edema disease 

serious in younger pigs

12

rat diseases

2 things to know about Mycoplasma haemomuris

1- transmitted by Polyplax spinulosa

2) normally latent infection unless activated by immunosuppression or splenectomy

13

mouse diseases

 

name the three flagellated protozoans found in mice

Giardia muris,

Spironucleus muris,

Tritrichomonas muris

14

rat diseases

what Pneumocystis spp infects rats

Pneumocystis cainii

15

pig biology

 

describe the anatomic location of the thyroid and thymus

thyroid and thymus are inverted in their location

16

what stain is used to diagnose amyloidosis

Congo red

17

mouse diseases

 

what is the most common cestode found in mice

Rodentolepis nana or the dwarf tapeworm

 

18

pig biology

 

placentation in swine

diffuse epitheliochorial

19

NHP diseases

things to know about Cercopithecine herpesvirus 2

natural host= African green monkey

AKA Simian agent 8, used as safer antigen for B virus tests

alpha herpes virus, simplex virus

20

NHP diseases

things to know about mollusceum contagiosum

chimpanzees

waxy small tumors on face and extremities

21

NHP diseases

things to know about Streptococcus pneumoniae

in chimps starts as upper respirtory disease

think meningitis

fibrinopurulent leptomeningitis

 

22

list mouse caging material from most expensive to least

polyethermide, polycarbonate, polypropelene, polystyrene, polyethylene

23

which mouse species are resistant to dystrophic mineralization?

C57BL/6

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mouse diseases

 

3 important things about Rodentolepeis nana

1- direct or indirect lifecycle

2- adults have scolex with 4 suckers and 20-27 rostellar hooks, eggs ahve 6 polar filaments

3- eggs do not survive well outside host

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pig diseases

 

Things to know about the swine whipworm

Trichuris suis

diarrhea, dehydration

double operculated eggs

2-6mo pigs

 

26

NHP diseases

which pentastomes are found in NW

Porocephalus

27

rabbit diseases

 

things to know about Tyzzers disease

Clostritium piliforme

3-8 wk old rabbits

 

28

mouse diseases

 

6 important things about Helicobacter

1- chronic active hepatitis= H. hepaticus in immune disregulated mice

2- A/J are susceptible, BL6 are resistant

3- silver stain

4- TX by Amoxicillin, Metronidazole, Bismith for 2 weeks

5- other species are H. muridarum, rappini, rodentium, typhlonius, pylori, billus

6- transplacental transmission possible, also recommend foster at less than 24 hours

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rat model

Gunn rat is a model for 

jaundice

kernicterus 

 

autosomal recessive

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mouse diseases

 

5 important things about Citrobacter

1. rectal prolapse

2. saphyrophyte

3- DBA,NIH swiss, C57BL are resistant, A/J, C3H are susceptable

4- mucosal hyperplasia of descending colon, pathognomonic

5- causes transmissible colonic hyperplasia