(Medium) HIH445-4 Q: Encephalomyelitis can be spread by which parasite? A: Biting flies, mosquitoes (Medium) HS56/HIH445-4 Q: What is an insect vector? A: An insect that carries & transmits disease-causing microorganisms (Medium) HIH810-3 Q: The respiratory disorder clinically called COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is also called what? A: Heaves (Medium) HIH650-1 Q: What does PHF stand for? A: Potomac Horse Fever 1 (Medium) HIH625-1,445-4 Q: How are horses infected with Eastern, Western & Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis viruses? A: Insect contact (Medium) HIH625-1,445-4 Q: What insect most often carries the viruses known as Eastern, Western & Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis? A: Mosquito (Medium) HIH630-1 — (Medium) HIH625-1 Q: What is Encephalitis? A: An inflammation of the brain (Medium) HIH630-1 Q: Another name for Equine Infectious Anemia is what? A: EIA (Medium) HIH450-5 Q: What is a common respiratory disease of the older horse? A: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (Medium) HIH630-1 Q: What is EIA? A: Equine Infectious Anemia (Medium) HIH 630-1 Q: A troublesome feature of Equine Infectious Anemia is what? A: That once a horse is infected, it remains infected for the rest of its’ life (Medium) HIH630-1 Q: How can a definite diagnosis be made for Equine Infectious Anemia? A: The Coggins test (medium) HIH540-1 Q: What foot disease can be compared to athlete’s foot in humans — (Hard) HS47 Q: Disease-causing organisms vary greatly in their ability to produce disease.
What is the term used when the ability to produce disease is great? A: Virulent (Hard) HIH445-6/HS48 Q: Name a disease that can be contracted from contaminated food or water? A: Leptospirosis, strangles (Hard) HIH45-5/TH607 Q: Which respiratory disease is an allergic disorder that may develop after respiratory infections? A: COPD or heaves (Hard) HS49 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) (Hard) HS49 Q: Diagnosis of EPM is difficult & will require the vet to do what? A: Perform a spinal tap (Hard) TH601 Q: Which disease may be caused when a soil-dwelling organism gets into the body tissue? A: Tetanus (Hard) HIH 810-2 Q: What is the term for the presence of blood in the respiratory tract of the horse after exercise? — (Hard) HS13/TH168 Q: Name the unsoundness described as an inflamed swelling of withers A: Fistula (Hard) HIH810-3 Q: Name the unsoundness described as difficult breathing due to an obstruction in the larynx A: Roaring (Hard) HIH810-3 Q: Name the unsoundness described as difficult breathing possibly due to lung damage A: Heaves or COPD (Hard) TH164 Q: What is another name for stifled? A: Displaced patella (Hard) HIH950-9/HS13 Q: What is a hernia? A: A protrusion of internal organs through the wall of the body (Hard) TH163/HS 13 Q: What is a sweeney? A: Atrophy or decrease in size of a single muscle or group of muscles – usually found in shoulder or hip (depression in shoulder or hip due to atrophied muscles) (Hard) FCH404 Q: What is a swelling of a vein, usually below the seat of a bog spavin?
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