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Can Vet J. 2010 April; 51(4): 355–356.
PMCID: PMC2839821

Quiz Corner

  1. Concerning sarcoids, which statement is most accurate?

    1. The rate of recurrence is less than 10% following resection with 1-cm margins.
    2. Immunotherapy is the treatment of choice.
    3. They occur most commonly in the flank area.
    4. They are locally invasive, do not metastasize, and recur commonly.
    5. They commonly become fibrosarcomas following cryotherapy.
  2. Obstruction of a cow’s esophagus caused by a turnip lodged at the cardia can often be practically treated by:

    1. passing a stomach tube or probang
    2. thoracotomy
    3. esophagomyotomy
    4. manual removal with a snare
    5. oral administration of lytic enzymes
  3. Which dog is LEAST likely to have gastric intestinal disease?

    1. a 1-year-old dog that vomits food, mucus, and what appears to be “coffee grounds” 1 to 3 hours after eating
    2. a 3-year-old dog that looks obviously sick and salivates for 5 to 10 minutes before vomiting apparently undigested food
    3. a 5-year-old dog that throws up copious amounts of yellow foam daily, especially in the morning
    4. a 2-year-old dog with vigorous retching and then projectile vomiting of food, shortly after eating
    5. a 4-year-old dog that unexpectedly gags up food and mucus, not associated with eating
  4. Concerning parvoviral infection in dogs, which statement is most accurate?

    1. A positive-contrast barium radiographic study usually reveals intestinal ulcers.
    2. Myocarditis is common in animals affected before 14 weeks of age.
    3. Severe lymphopenia is a sensitive and specific indicator of disease.
    4. Fecal enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay is a sensitive test for 15 to 21 days after the onset of signs.
    5. Many infections probably are clinically mild or inapparent.
  5. The most reasonable treatment for a dog that appears to be rapidly exsanguinating into the peritoneal cavity because of gastrointestinal ulceration is to:

    1. apply a tight bandage around the abdomen
    2. administer vitamin K1
    3. resect the ulcer
    4. administer large doses of cimetidine and sucralfate
    5. autotransfuse blood
  6. A client’s kitten has just died from feline panleukopenia (feline parvovirus), and she wants to replace it with an unvaccinated 14-week-old kitten from a neighbor. How long after vaccination of the kitten should she wait before taking it home?

    1. She can take the kitten home immediately
    2. 3 days
    3. 1 weeks
    4. 2 weeks
    5. 1 year
  7. Penile hematoma is most common in:

    1. young breeding bulls
    2. mature breeding bulls
    3. castrated feedlot steers
    4. epididymectomized teaser bulls
    5. immature breeding calves
  8. The most likely cause of respiratory distress in 2-week-old piglets is:

    1. swine influenza
    2. ascarid larval migration
    3. selenium deficiency
    4. Fusarium moniliforme toxicity
    5. iron deficiency
  9. Which group of antibiotics is not bactericidal?

    1. tetracyclines
    2. aminoglycosides
    3. penicillins
    4. cephalosporins
    5. fluoroquinolones
  10. Blindness, staggering, depression, and total anorexia are common signs of:

    1. lead poisoning
    2. organophosphate poisoning
    3. petroleum distillate poisoning
    4. aflatoxicosis
    5. arsenic poisoning

(See p. 415 for answers./Voir les réponses à la page 415.)

Questions and answers were derived from Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Boards 2nd ed., a 5-volume series including Basic Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, and Ancillary Topics, by kind permission of the publisher, Mosby–Year Book, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri.

Les questions et les réponses sont extraites de Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Boards 2nd ed., une série de cinq volumes qui comprend Basic Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, et Ancillary Topics, avec l’aimable permission de l’éditeur, Mosby–Year Book, Inc. de St. Louis (Missouri).

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