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ctrl of cestodes:
treatment, (benzimadizoles)
sanitation
Dx and ctrolspironucleus muris
both: direct smear

ctrl: prevent exposure, sanitation
clin signs of giardia (both) and tritrichomonas (mouse)
none
diarrhea moreso in mice
control of giardia and tritrichomonas
prevent exposure
sanitation
transmission of nematodes
fecal oral
Dx of ayphacia and aspicularis
syphacia - tape test
aspicularis - floatation test

tx - ivermectin
syphacia locations
adults in cecum and colon
females mate in cecum then lay eggs in anus

male stays in cecum
aspicularis locations
adults in cecum and colon

mate in cecum and lay eggs in cecum
clinical signs of cestode infection
both:
none
catarrhal enteritis
diarrhea
emaciation
chronic wasting
wt loss
cestode that requires and intermediat host
hymenoleis
cestode indirect host
beetle, roach, flea
dx of cestodes
necropsy
fecal float
histopath
nematode parasites
syphacia obvelata (both)
s. muris(rat)
aspicularis tetraptera (both)
protozoal parasites
spironucleus muris (both)
tritrichomonas (mouse)
giardia (both)
fur mites include:
myocoptes musculiis (mouse)
myobia musculi (mouse)
radfordia (both)
fur mites include
psogates simplex (mouse)
transmission of arthropods:
direct (fomites)
usually host specific
clinical signs of arthropods in mice and rats
alopecia, prutis, poor body condition
Dx of arthropods
tape test, fur test, hair pluck, pelt exam,

ctrl - regular exam

tx - ivermectin
small intestinal flagellates include
sprinucleus muris (both)
giardia (both)
large intestinal protozoa include
tritrichomonas spp. (mouse)

cryptosporidium (mouse stomach)
protozoal transmission
fecal oral
clin signs spironucleus muris
mouse:
weanling - dehydration, anorexia, sticky fecal mass, mortality, depressed abdominal distention

rat:
carrier state
catarral enteritis
weight loss
cestodes
rodentolepis nana (mouse only)
hymenolepis spp (both)
taenia taeniaformis (both)
arthropod parasites
mouse:
mycoptes musculinus
myobia musculi
radfordia affinis
psorogates simplex
rat:
radfordia ensifera
polyplax spinulosa