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What are the 3 most common nematodes seen in dogs and cats? Roundworms, hooksworms, whipworms
What is another name for a roundworm? Ascarid
What intestinal parasites fall into the category of Cestode? Tapeworms
What intestinal parasites fall into the category of Trematode? Flukes
What intestinal parasites fall into the category of Protozoan? Toxoplasmosis, Giardia, Coccidia
What are the 3 scientific names for Roundworms? Toxascaris leonina, Toxacara cati, and Toxacara canis
What is the scientific name for the most common Hookworm seen in dogs and cats? Ancylostoma spp
What is the scientific name for whipworms? Trichuris vulpis
Scientific name for the kidney worm? D. Renale
Scientific name for heartworms? Dirofilaria immitus
Scientific name for esophageal worms? Spirocerca lupi
What specific shape do esophageal worms have? Paperclip
Scientific name for the stomach worm? Pysoloptera
Scientific name for the Feline Trichostrongylid and how is it transmitted? Ollanus tricuspis, via cat vomitus
What is the most common method used for detection of intestinal parasites? Fecal floatation
What is the best way to detect protozoan? Direct fecal
Can you use vomitus in a fecal floatation device to check for intestinal parasites? Yes!
Adult roundworms look like what in vomit or stool? Spaghetti
Tapeworm segments look like what around the anus and what is their specific name? Rice, progglottids
Most nematodes are ingested by thier host, go into the intestines, migrate to the lungs, and then what? Are coughed up, reswallowed, and excreted in feces.
What two intestinal parasites are commonly dormant until the animal becomes pregnant>? Hooks and rounds
What are two ways that a puppy or kitten would be intestinal parasites from mom? Transplacental and transmammary
Roundworms cause _______________ in children. Visceral larval migrans
Hookworms can cause severe _____________ in puppies or kittens if the infection is severe enough. Anemia
Hookworms most commonly infect humans thru_____________? Barefeet
Hookworms cause ___________________ in people. Cutaneous larval migrans
Scientific name for intestinal threadworm? Strongyloides
The ends of whipworm eggs are called___________. Operculum
Scientific names for pinworms? Enterobius spp and Oxyuris equi
Microfilaria must develop in an intermediate host, which is? Mosquito
Scientific name for the intestinal nematode of horses known as Horse Bots? Gastrophilus spp
Scientific name for the stomach worms of horses? Habronema spp, Drachsia spp
What is the best test for diagnosing pinworms? Cellophane tape test or scraping the rectum
Scientific name for the eyeworm? Thelazia lacrymalis
Trichostrongyloids fall into what category of intestinal parasites? Nematodes
What can people get from eating under cooked pork? Trichinella
Unlike most intestinal parasites, where do whipworms reside? Cecum
Scientific name for tapeworms obtained from fleas/grain mites? Diplydium caninum
Scientific name for tapeworms obtained from rodents/rabbits? Taenia spp
Is it common to see tapeworm eggs on a fecal floatation? No, they are too heavy
Which tapeworm egg is refered to as "cucumber seed" because it houses many eggs in a packet? Diplydium caninum
What species of tapeworm is the worst kind to get and will cause hydated cysts? Echinococcus spp
What do trematodes look like? Leaf shaped body, not segmented
Where do flukes usually reside? Liver/lungs and primarily the intestinal tract
The intermediate host for trematodes is the ________? Snail
Most common intestinal fluke of dogs and cats? Alaria spp
Isospora, Eimeria, Cryptosporidium, and Toxoplasmosis, are all in what class of Protozoans? Coccidia
Created by: lsondermann