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Clinical Medicine: 3

Lyme,Giardia Ehrlichia,RMSF,Toxoplasmosis,coccidiosis,anaplasma,Babesiosis

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What is a Rickettsial disease? Pertaining to or caused by a rickesttsiale. Ex- Lice & ticks
what is the organism associated with Lyme disease? Borrelia Burgdorferi
what is the vector for Lyme disease? Ixodes Ticks
What is a Spirochete? flexible, spiral-shaped bacteria, including some species that cause disease, some that are parasitic, and some that are free-living also sp.
List the IMPORTANT clinical signs of Lyme disease that differs it from other parasitic diseases. Acute= Fever,shifting leg lameness,swollen joints, lethargy.
What areas of the U.S are more prone to Lyme Disease? Northeast, upper Midwest,& Pacific
What are the time frames of transmission/infection after the initial bite of a tick? 24-48 hours for infection 4-6 weeks for positive test 3 months for clinical signs
What are the treatments for Lyme disease? Doxycycline 10mg/kg PO Q24H for 30 Days
How can you prevent Lyme disease Lyme vaccine- dogs, acaricides year round tick preventatives= advantix,front line,preventic collars
What is a Morulae? a solid mass of cells, somewhat like a mulberry in shape, formed by cleavage of an ovum in the early stages of embryonic development
What is the scientific name for Brown dog tick? Rhipicephalus sanguineous
What is the scientific name for the Lone star tick? Amblyomma americanum
What does a 3DX test for? 4DX? Heart worm, Lyme disease, Ehrlichia Heart worm, Lyme Disease, Ehrlichia, anaplasmosis.
What is another name for catch scratch disease?
Created by: Alooper