Small animal exam

Question Answer
Precautions that you should use when treating animals with contagious diseases include: Change your clothes afterwards
Wear gloves
Thoroughly wash your hands with soups and water then use a disinfecting Agent
Which of the following are hazards that you may be exposed to in the veterinary practice? Exposure to zoonotic diseases
Animal bites and scratches
Radiation
Harmful chemicals
Dogs are responsible for more reported bite cases that cats True
What are some ways that you can be exposed to microbes in the veterinary practice? Contact with mucous membranes/eyes
Contact with saliva fluids/fluids in broken skin/wounds
Ingestion
Inhalation
Accidental inoculation via needle stick
The type of material that should be kept capped/sheathed until ready for use. And then is disposed of in a designated container is known as Sharp
The majority of animal bites are from ———— and ———- are the most frequent victims. Dogs, children
The most common bite associated infection is caused by
Which of the following are behaviors or problems that pets may have that can increase the risk of them biting humans or other animals? Dominance aggression
Protectiveness or territoriality
Painful conditions
Fearfulness
Infectious diseases is the only mechanism or category of disease False
The term that means "without signs of disease" is Asymptotic
Not all infectious diseases can be transmitted between animals True
What bodily fluids from an infected animal may pathogenic organisms Oscular discharge
Urine
Feces
Respiratory secretions
Saliva
Blood
Which of the following are vectors Flies
Ticks
Fleas
Mosquitoes
A systemic infection occurs when the microbe enters the body and is confined to a specific area. False
Some bacteria will take up gram stain depending upon the makeup of their cell wall. A gram positive bacterium will appear ——- under the microscope. Purple/ blue
Bacteria are: Microscopic, single celled organisms: only some are pathogenic
The term that describes bacteria that require oxygen to grow/ reproduce is ———– Aerobes
Term that describes an illness or abnormal condition is Morbidity
A pandemic refers to Epidemics that spread to several countries/ new continents ( worldwide ) which affect large number of animals/ people
Epidemiology only studies infectious diseases False
Pasturella spp
A systemic infection occurs when the microbe enters the body and is confined to a specific area False
Precautions that you should use when treating animals with contagious diseases include Change your clothes afterwards
Wear gloves
Thoroughly wash your hands with soup and water then use a disinfectanting agent