909 (Medium) Q: What is an insect vector? A: An insect that carries & transmits disease-causing microorganisms HS 56 DISEASE 1083 (Medium) Q: The respiratory disorder clinically called COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is also called what? A: Heaves HIH 810-3 1670 (Medium) Q: A disease that may be transmitted from one animal to another by direct or indirect contact is called what? A: Contagious HS 47 1720 (Medium) HS48 Q: When talking about disease, what is a carrier? A: An animal who transmits a disease, but who may not show any symptoms for that disease 1732 (Medium) Q: High temperature, increased respiration, depression, nasal discharge, swelling of lymph nodes (which usually abscess) are all symptoms of what common equine disease? A: Strangles or distemper HH 49 — 2133 (Medium) Q: Another name for Equine Infectious Anemia is what? A: EIA HIH 1150-2 2136 (Medium) Q: What is an infrequently encountered neurological disease of horses which results when they are bitten by infected wildlife? A: Rabies HIH 445-7 2139 (Medium) Q: What is a common respiratory disease of the older horse? A: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) HIH 450-5 2145 (Medium) Q: What is EIA? A: Equine Infectious Anemia HIH 630-1 2146 (Medium) HIH 630-1 Q: A most troublesome feature of Equine Infectious Anemia is what? A: That once a horse is infected, it remains infected for the rest of its’ life 2151 (Medium) Q: How can a definite diagnosis be made for Equine Infectious Anemia? A: The Coggins test HIH 630-1 2551 (medium) HIH540-1 Q: What foot disease can be compared to athlete’s foot in humans — 863 (Hard) Q: Name a disease that can be contracted from contaminated food or water? A: Leptospirosis HS 48 867 (Hard) Q: Name a disease that spreads by air-borne means when droplets of moisture are sneezed or coughed A: Strangles, respiratory infections HS 48 876 (Hard) Q: Which respiratory disease is an allergic disorder which may develop after respiratory infections? A: COPD or heaves HS 49 878 (Hard) Q: What is EPM? A: A disease of the spinal cord & nervous system (caused by an organism whose life cycle is not yet fully understood) HS 49 883 (Hard) Q: Diagnosis of EPM is difficult & will require the vet to do what? A: Perform a spinal tap HS 49 DISEASE 890 (Hard) Q: What is another name for strangles?
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