How big is the liver compared to other organs in the body?
-The largest organ in the body!
Blood supply for the liver
-transports nutrients absorbed from the GIT to the liver for processing
What are the definitions of a chronic diarrhea?
-present for 3 weeks or more
-cow-pat consistency feces
-difficult to diagnose
What are the causes of Chronic Diarrhea?
-lymphosarcoma of colon
Toward the cheeks
Towards the lips
-toward the tongue
-towards the median part of the body/tooth
-towards the midline following the curvature of the dental arch
Contact surface of opposing teeth; chewing/biting surf
Piperazine is effective against what?
When should Piperazine be avoided? why?
-in initial treatment of foal
-if foal has heavy infection deworming could cause impaction colic
Benzimidazoles are used to treat what types of parasites?
Eggs are also known as what stage?
How long/when do eggs hatch?
-May to October
What stage are Preinfective Larvae?
What is lethal to L2 larvae?
How are hatching and temperature related?
-Hatching is proport
three times daily
four times daily
swelling of the eyelids
Treatment/Control of Strongyle Infections
What is the dosage for Oxibendazole?
Ozibendazole effective against which stages?
What is the dosage for Fenbendazole?
-daily for 5 days
Fenbendazole is effective again
the study of host-parasite relationships
2-species association in which one species lives on/in a second species for a significant period of its life
and obtains nutrients from it; may or may nor cause disease in the host
What is included in the physical exam of a horse?
-eval. of body condition, manure, feed and water
-symmetry, shape, abnormalities of head
-palpation of irregular/tender areas
-exam of incisors w/ age estimation
-exam of oral m.m., intermandibula
General info about Parascaris equorum?
-prepatent period:10-12 weeks
-adult lives in SI
-female lays 200000eggs/day
-adult is up to 12 inches long
-thick shelled eggs; can survive for many years/winters
-does NOT need pasture for transmission
-eggs do not