Flashcards in Vaccines Deck (46):
An agent that modifies the other agent to increase the bodies response.
Do not cause a disease
What do vaccines stimulate?
The bodies immunity
Something that stimulates an immune response.
Fights diseases by killing disease causing organisms in the body.
Two types of immunity.
Active and passive
Developed antibodies due to exposure to pathogens in the environment and vaccines.
Antibodies acquired from mother to baby after birth.
When are the first vaccines started?
6-8 weeks of life
The vaccine type unlikely to cause disease.
Often given wig an adjuvent.
Modified to last longer and not cause the disease.
Modified live vaccine.
Use with caution in pregnant, immunosuppressed and sick patients.
Types of bacterial vaccines.
Bacterin, toxoid, antitoxin
Examples of vaccines reactions.
Welling, hives, itching, respiratory distress
Can be delayed or acute.
Cat vaccine reaction.
Two categories of vaccine choices.
Core vs elective
Core vaccines of canines.
Rabies and dapp
Core vaccines for cats.
Rabies, feline dapp
Non core vaccines of dogs.
Bordatella, lepto, Lyme
Cat non core vaccines.
A virus spread by direct contact.
Most common virus causing death in puppies spread through contact with feces.
One of the causes of kennel cough.
Causes hepatitis and often bleeding.
Causes by borellia burgdorferi.
Percentage of Lyme patients who create clinical signs.
Shed in urine that affects liver and kidneys and is zoonotic.
Feline distemper vaccine.
Herpes virus of cats that can stay dormant and flare up
Causes ulcers of the mouth and nose of cats.
Feline distemper extremely contagious in kittens.
Shed in the saliva of cats.
FELV and FIV
Causes lymphoma and immune suppression in cats
Feline aids causing Immune suppression.
The non adjuvent rabies vaccine.
Pure vax for cats
Zoonotic ally transmitted through a bite.
Two types of rabies.
Furious and dumb rabies
What is the ideal puppy series?
6-8 weeks dapp , 10-12 weeks dapp, lepto, bordatella, 13-16 weeks dapp and rabies then bolstered yearly.
Ideal kitten series.
6-8 weeks fvrcp, FELV, FIV, 10-13 weeks fvrcp, rabies, FELV, FIV then boostered annually
Where should vaccines be stored?
Where is rabies always given?
Right hind leg