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Flashcards in Taylorella Deck (17):
1

Taylorella is ______

REPORTBALE 

2

What species does Taylorella affect?

Only affects horses 

3

What does Taylorella infection lead to in horses?

failure to concieve 

4

What species of Taylorella is the most important?

Taylorella Equigenitalis 

5

What diseae does Taylorella Equigenitalis cause?

Contagious equine metritis

6

What is Contagious equine metritis?

suppurative, self limiting disease of the uterus of mares 

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Contagious equine metritis causes temporary _____, high communicabilitly, followed by long term asymptomatic carriage 

sterility 

8

Contagious Equine Metritis leads to long term _____ carriage

asymptomatic

*very easily spread 

9

True/Fals: Taylorella shows a good response to antibiotics

True 

10

What is the reservoir of Taylorella?

exclusive to the equine gential tract 

11

How is Taylorella transmitted?

Sexually transmitted

12

True/False: Horses infected have no lasting impariment for breeding performance

True 

13

Only effect of Taylorella in horeses is?

FAILURE OF CONCEPTION 

14

____ is present in recoverd animals

resistance

*Do not become reinfected 

15

Diagnosis: Do a gram stain of the _____ and look for organisms 

Uterine exudate 

16

What agar is preferred for Taylorella diagnosis?

Chocolate Agar 

17

Treatment of Taylorella:

uterine infusions of disinfectants may work