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Can Vet J. 2010 July; 51(7): 691–692.
PMCID: PMC2885111

Quiz Corner

  1. Which neoplasm is most likely to be associated with disseminated intravascular coagulation?

    1. hemangiosarcoma
    2. perianal-gland adenoma
    3. oral squamous-cell carcinoma
    4. ocular melanoma
    5. osteosarcoma
  2. Which dog breed has naturally occurring erythrocyte macrocytosis?

    1. poodle
    2. cocker spaniel
    3. golden retriever
    4. Scottish terrier
    5. coon hound
  3. Which of the following has proven LEAST useful in palliative or definitive treatment of hip dysplasia in dogs?

    1. a total hip replacement
    2. oral ascorbic acid therapy
    3. intertrochanteric varus osteotomy
    4. triple pelvic osteotomy
    5. oral analgesic therapy
  4. Concerning vaccination and immunity in dogs and cats, which statement is LEAST accurate?

    1. Colostrum-deprived dogs and cats should be given the initial vaccination approximately 2 to 3 weeks earlier than normal.
    2. Maternal antibodies can provide 3 to 6 months of protection against most diseases but can also interfere with development of active immunity from vaccination.
    3. Live agents in vaccines should be attenuated so that they remain antigenic and replicate in the recipient but do not produce illness.
    4. The agents in killed (inactivated) vaccines are immunogenic but do not replicate in the host.
    5. Vaccine failures are most common in very young and very old animals.
  5. Which breed of dog is most sensitive to the ocular side effects of vaccination against infectious canine hepatitis?

    1. poodle
    2. Afghan
    3. Labrador retriever
    4. German shepherd
    5. Rottweiler
  6. In horses, squamous cell carcinoma is commonly found in all of the following sites EXCEPT the:

    1. stomach
    2. perineum
    3. ear
    4. prepuce
    5. eye
  7. Which of the following is NOT a mechanism of ventral edema in horses?

    1. mediastinal mass compressing vessels
    2. hypoproteinemia
    3. hypoalbuminemia
    4. congestive heart failure
    5. anemia
  8. The most common manifestation of bovine virus diarrhea in cattle is:

    1. intractable, bloody diarrhea
    2. subclinical infection with no apparent clinical signs
    3. pneumonia
    4. esophageal stricture
    5. infertility necessitating repeated breeding
  9. Rectal strictures in pigs are a common sequel to:

    1. proliferative enteritis
    2. swine dysentery
    3. Trichuris suis infection
    4. enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli infection
    5. salmonellosis
  10. Psittacine beak and feather disease is a:

    1. progressive disease that is usual fatal
    2. skin disorder that does not alter life expectancy
    3. behavioral problem
    4. disorder that is readily treated
    5. noncontagious endocrine disorder

(See p. 778 for answers./Voir les réponses à la page 778.)

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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