Etiology of exudative epidermitis (greasy pig disease)
Exudative epidermitis may be related to ____ status of sows.
In contrast to mange, exudative epidermitis is _______.
To diagnose exudative epidermitis, it is important to rule out other skin diseases like:
- Parakeratosis (Zn deficiency)
- Swine pox
Treatment of exudative epidermitis
Antibiotics, antiseptic dips or shampoos
Etiology of Eperythrozoonosis
Eperythrozoonosis is sometimes associated with _____.
Clinical signs of eperythrozoonosis include:
Pyrexia, icterus, and anemia
Exudative epidermitis is always the result of poorly-managed herds. True or False.
False - sometimes seen in well-managed herds, opportunistic pathogen
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
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
Etiology of Erysipelas
_______ skin lesions are pathognomonic for Erysipelas.
What is the most consistent clinical sign in Erysipelas?
Erysipelas can cause chronic heart failure. True or False.
Acute disease of Erysipelas responds to antibiotic treatment. What is the drug of choice?
Vaccination against Erysipelas is routinely recommended. True or False.
Etiology of Septicemic Salmonellosis
What is a consistent clinical and pathologic feature of septicemic salmonellosis?
Septicemic salmonellosis is responsive to penicillin, like acute erysipelas. True or False.
False - it is non-responsive to penicillin, unlike acute erysipelas
Drugs of choice to treat septicemic salmonellosis:
Ceftiofur, trimethoprim/sulfa (extra-label)
Septicemic salmonellosis is associated with _____ nodules.