Flashcards in Zoonosis from Carnivores Deck (21):
Route of Transmission for Toxoplasma gondii
Ingestion from a contaminated litterbox or food or water
Ingestion of bradyzoites undercooked meat from an infected animal (Sheep or pig)
Route of transmission for Baylisascaris
How long does it take for oocyst sporulation of Toxoplasma gondii?
1-5 days in the soil
What people are at risk for Toxoplasma gondii?
a term for disease caused by migrating larvae in paratenic hosts
What are the 4 types of Larval Migrans?
What are the 3 common roundworms of pet animals?
How do you prevent Toxocariasis?
Reduce the reservoir with regular antihelminthics
Control soil ingestion
Humans are the definitive host for which cestodes?
Beef & pork tapeworm
Humans are the intermediate host for which cestodes?
How do humans become the definitive host of a cestode?
Ingestion of infected intermediate host tissues
How do humans become the intermediate host for a cestode?
ingestion of larvated egges
What are clinical signs of cestodes in intermediate hosts?
Cyst formation in organ systems - symptoms according to that system
Anaphylactic symptoms follow rupture of cyst
What are the two types of cyst formation in Echinococcosis?
What is the reservoir for all species of Echinococcus?
individual large fluid filled cysts
Multilocular small solid cysts
What is the definitive host for Echinococcus granulosus?
Dogs and Wolves
What is the intermediate host for Echinococcus?
How do you control Cystic Echinococcus?
Preventing infestation in dogs
Condemnation/disposal of infected offal
Preventing transmission to people