Canine Infectious Diseases and Vaccination Protocols
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Canine Infectious Diseases and Vaccination Protocols

Test your knowledge on canine infectious diseases that can be prevented through vaccination, risk factors, screening tests, and vaccination protocols. Learn about the clinical signs and pathogenesis of these diseases, and understand the importance of individualized vaccination protocols based on risk factors.

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What is the most accurate statement about the PCR test for this disease?

It is most useful during the early stage of the disease.

What is the primary method of zoonotic transmission of this disease?

Through the mucus membranes of the eyes, nose, mouth, and skin.

What is the purpose of vaccination in preventing outbreaks of this disease?

To prevent outbreaks by reducing the number of infected animals.

What is a common complication of this disease in recovered dogs?

<p>Bilateral corneal opacity.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of the ELISA test in diagnosing this disease?

<p>To detect the presence of antibodies in the blood.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the recommended vaccination schedule for adult dogs?

<p>A series of 2 vaccinations, 2-4 weeks apart.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the duration of incubation period for parainfluenza?

<p>3-10 days</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary mechanism by which the canine parvovirus vaccine affects the SNAP ELISA antigen assay?

<p>The vaccine induces a false positive response to the Leptospira spp. antibody</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary route of transmission for parainfluenza?

<p>Fomites and air</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary route of transmission for canine parvovirus?

<p>Direct and indirect contact with infected dogs</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which antibiotic is not typically used to treat Bordetella?

<p>Metronidazole</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary consequence of canine parvovirus infection on the hematopoietic system?

<p>Leukopenia and neutropenia</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the common feature of dogs at high risk of contracting Lyme disease?

<p>Active dogs that hike in the woods</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary advantage of the PCR test over the MAT test for Leptospira diagnosis?

<p>Faster turnaround time</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary cause of coagulopathies in canine parvovirus infection?

<p>Vascular damage and thrombocytopenia</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the schedule for Lyme disease vaccination?

<p>2 injections 2-4 weeks apart, then annually</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary vector of transmission for Lyme disease?

<p>Ticks (Ixodes spp.)</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary consequence of chronic hepatitis in canine parvovirus infection?

<p>Jaundice and abdominal discomfort</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary way that Borrelia burgdorferi is transmitted to the host?

<p>Through the tick's saliva during feeding</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of the C6 peptide in Lyme disease diagnosis?

<p>To detect antibodies against B. burgdorferi</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the typical duration of antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease?

<p>4 weeks of doxycycline</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary method of transmission of Canine Parvovirus (CPV)?

<p>Indirect contact with contaminated feces or vomit</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary method of prevention for Lyme disease?

<p>Tick avoidance and prompt removal of attached ticks</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the typical incubation period for Lyme disease?

<p>Long incubation periods</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the most common route of administration for Canine Distemper vaccination?

<p>Subcutaneous</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the potential complication of Lyme disease in dogs?

<p>Protein-losing nephropathy</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a common risk factor for acquiring infectious diseases in dogs?

<p>Being in a high-density dog population (e.g., shelters, kennels)</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of the AHAA canine vaccination protocols?

<p>To individualize vaccination protocols based on risk factors, lifestyle, and life stage</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary target of the Canine Distemper virus?

<p>Lymphatic tissue of the respiratory tract</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a common clinical sign of Canine Parvovirus infection?

<p>All of the above</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of antibody testing in Canine Parvovirus vaccination?

<p>To evaluate the effectiveness of vaccination</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the recommended age for the first vaccination against Canine Distemper?

<p>6 weeks</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the recommended booster schedule for Canine Distemper vaccination?

<p>Every 3 years</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the type of vaccine used for Canine Parvovirus vaccination?

<p>All of the above</p> Signup and view all the answers

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