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1

Etiology of exudative epidermitis (greasy pig disease)

Staphylococcus hyicus

2

Exudative epidermitis may be related to ____ status of sows.

Immune

3

In contrast to mange, exudative epidermitis is _______.

Non-pruritic 

4

To diagnose exudative epidermitis, it is important to rule out other skin diseases like:

  • Parakeratosis (Zn deficiency)
  • Swine pox
  • Ringworm 

5

Treatment of exudative epidermitis 

Antibiotics, antiseptic dips or shampoos

6

Etiology of Eperythrozoonosis

Mycoplasma suis

7

Eperythrozoonosis is sometimes associated with _____.

Lice

8

Clinical signs of eperythrozoonosis include:

Pyrexia, icterus, and anemia

9

Exudative epidermitis is always the result of poorly-managed herds. True or False.

False - sometimes seen in well-managed herds, opportunistic pathogen

10

Erysipelas, Salmonellosis, Hog cholera, and African swine fever are septicemic diseases. Which ones are not present in the US?

Hog Cholera, and African Swine Fever

11

Clinical and pathologic features of septicemic diseases include: systemic illness, febrile response purple discoloration of ___ and ______, petechial and ecchymotic hemorrhage, and splenomegaly.

ears, ventral abdomen

12

Etiology of Erysipelas

Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae

13

_______ skin lesions are pathognomonic for Erysipelas.

Diamond

14

What is the most consistent clinical sign in Erysipelas?

Lameness

15

Erysipelas can cause chronic heart failure. True or False.

True.

16

Acute disease of Erysipelas responds to antibiotic treatment. What is the drug of choice?

Pencillin

17

Vaccination against Erysipelas is routinely recommended. True or False.

True

18

Etiology of Septicemic Salmonellosis

Salmonella choleraesuis

19

What is a consistent clinical and pathologic feature of septicemic salmonellosis?

Pneumonia

20

Septicemic salmonellosis is responsive to penicillin, like acute erysipelas. True or False.

False - it is non-responsive to penicillin, unlike acute erysipelas

21

Drugs of choice to treat septicemic salmonellosis:

Ceftiofur, trimethoprim/sulfa (extra-label)

22

Septicemic salmonellosis is associated with _____ nodules.

paratyphoid