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Phenothiazine tranquilizers are contradicted in an animal with:

1. Diabetes
2. Epilepsy
3. Glaucoma
4. Hyperthyroidism
2. epilepsy
In canines and felines, all deciduous teeth are normally shed by:

1. 2-3 months of age
2. 4-5 months of age
3. 6-8 months of age
4. 9-12 months of age
3. 6-8 months of age
An osteosarcoma is a:

1. Benign tumor originating in cartilage
2. Benign tumor originating in bone.
3. Malignant tumor originating in bone
4. Malignany tumor originating in cartilage
3. Malignant tumor originating in bone
Urine filtration occurs in which portion of the nephron:

1. Proximal tubule
2. Glomerulus
3. Collecting tubule
4. Distal tubule
2. Glomerulus
In the bitch, total cornification of the epithelial cells on a vaginal smear indicates:

1. Anestrus
2. Metestrus
3. Esturs
4. Proestrus
3. Estrus
A lowered prothrombin level can be caused by a dietary deficiency, by impaired synthesis, or by impaired absorption of a vitamin:

1. A
2. D
3. E
4. K
4. K
A veterinarian treated a cow for milk fever last evening, but this morning the owner called and informs the technician that the cow is down again. The veterinarian is too sick to work today. The technician should:

1. go to the farm and treat the cow, since the condition was previously diagnosed
2. supply medication for the owner to admisiter to the cow
3. obtain authorization from the veterinarian to go the the farm and treat the cow
4. inform the owner that the veterinarian is sick and offer to try to obtain a referral
4. inform the owner that the veterinarian is sick and offer to try to obtain a referral
A correct statement regarding halothane and methoxyflurane is that these anesthetics:

1. cross that placenta very slowly
2. have no affect on the fetus
3. do not cross the placenta
4. cross the placenta rapidly
4. cross the placenta rapidly
A correct statement regarding a Gram stain is that such a stain is a:

1. specific analysis on specific morphology
2. chromatic differential test of microorganisms
3. test used to differentiate viability
4. differential test of colony characteristics
2. chromatic differential test of microorganisms
Which of the following is the best reversible agents for inducing anesthesia in sight hounds:

1. Pentorbarbital
2. Oxymorphone
3. Phenobarbital
4. Pentothal
2. Oxymorphone
Which of the following is MOST radiation-sensitive:

1. Bone cortex
2. Cartilage
3. Muscle
4. Bone Marrow
4. Bone Marrow
Whic of the following is an example of a water-soluble vitamin:

1. Vitamin A
2. Vitamin B2
3. Vitamin E
4. Vitamin K
2. Vitamin B2
When used as a preanesthetic, atropine will:

1. provide sufficient anesthesia for minor surgery
2. frequently produce vomiting
3. inhibit excessive salivary secrection
4. cause the pupils to constrict
3. inhabit excessive salivary secrections
The spirochete BORRELIA-BURGDORFERI is responsible for which of the following diseases:

1. distemper
2. pinkeye
3. lyme
4. panleukopenia
3. lyme
The soda lime inhalation anesthesia equipment is used to absorb:

1. nitrous oxide
2. nitrogen
3. carbon dioxide
4. the anesthetic
3. carbon dioxide
From the cranial to caudal, the correct order for the segments of the spine in animals is:

1. coccygeal, sacral, lumbar, thoracic, cervial
2. cervial, sacral, lumbar, thoracic, coccygeal
3. cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, coccygeal
4. coccygeal, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, cervical
3. cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, coccygeal
The Coggins test is used to diagnose:

1. listeriosis
2. equine encephalomyelitis
3. equine infectious anemia
4. brucellosis
3. equine infectious anemia
A disinfectant that should be used with caution around cats is:

1. Zephiran
2. Phenol
3. Nolvasan
4. Alcohol
2. Phenol
An emasculator is used in:

1. orthopedics
2. dentistry
3. cardiology
4. castration
4. castration
A correct statement regarding an onychectomy is that it involves the:

1. excision of a cyst
2. amputation of the tail
3. surgical removal of the nail
4. excision of the testicles
3. surgical removal of the nail
A correct statement about the proper storage of whole blood is that it:

1. can be frozen for up to 1 year
2. can be stored at 39.2 F-50 F(4 c - 10 c) for up to 3 weeks
3. should be stored above 122 F (50c)
4. does not need refrigeration for the first week of storage
2. can be stored at 39.2 F-50 F (4c-10c) for up to 3 weeks
In which of the following types of fracture would skin be torn, and bone subcutaneous tissue be exposed:

1. Impacted
2. Greenstick
3. Compound
4. Comminuted
3. Compound
When using a dip on a dog to treat mange, you MUST:

1. rinse the dog thoroughly following application of the dip solution
2. place protective ointment in the dog's eyes first
3. be sure that the dog has not been bathed for at least 1 week
4. be careful that no dip solution wets the dog's face.
2. place protective ointment in the dog's eyes first
An otoscope is an instrument primarily used for examining the:

1. rectum
2. throat
3. ears
4. eyes.
3. ears
Which of the following dog breeds is classified as brachycephalic:

1. Doberman pinscher
2. Springer spaniel
3. Chihuahua
4. Pekingese
4. Pekingese
Which patient information should be included on the laboratory request form when ordering a blood culture:

1. Has taken monthly heartworm preventative for 1 year
2. Has a 3-year history of a chronic skin disease
3. Consumed a large meal 8 hours before the specimen was taken
4. Received penicillin 12 hours before the specimen was taken
4. Received penicillin 12 hours before the specimen was taken
The MOST IMPORTANT reason for polishing the teeth after ultrasonic scaling is to:

1. prevent halitosis
2. improve the appearance of the teeth
3. create smooth surfaces to prevent accumulation
4. facilitate fluoride application for prevention of dental caries
3. create smooth surface to prevent accumulation
The parasite ANAPLASMA MARGINALE invades the:

1. white blood cells in cattle
2. red blood cells in horses
3. white blood cells in horese
4. red blood cells in cattle
4. red blood cells in cattle
A general-purpose stain, such as new methylene blue is used for:

1. determining the biochemical characteristics of an organism
2. studying the morphology of an organism
3. testing an organism=s affinity for a stain
4. indentifying Gram-positive organisms
2. studying the morphology of an organism
Unused media intended for microbiology purposes should be stored:

1. in the refrigerator
2. in the freezer
3. at room temperature
4. at body temperature
1. in the refrigerator
Eimeria stiedai is associated with:

1. hepatic coccidiosis in rabbits
2. cecal coccidiosis in chickens
3. renal coccidiosis in geese
4. intestinal coccidiosis in dogs
1. hepatic coccidiosis in rabbits
The type of wound healing in which granulation tissues form, filling the defect, is know as:

1. first intention
2. second intention
3. thrid intention
4. fourth intention
2. second intention
A dog that weighs 30 lb (13.6 kg) has had medication prescribed at a dosage 0.01 mg/lb (0.022 mg/kg). The medication is available only in tablets that contain 0.3 mg each. For one dose, how many tablets should the dog recieve:

1. 1/4
2. 1/2
3. 1
4. 1-1-2
3. 1
In cases of organophosphate poisoning, which of the following is commonly used antagonist:

1. Dexamethansone
2. Disophenol
3. Doxapram
4. Atropine
4. Atropine
The penetrating power of an X ray is controlled by the:

1. kilovoltage
2. low-energy transformer
3. milliampere-seconds
4. milliamperage
1. kilovoltage
A correct statement regarding doxapram hydrochloride (Dopram-V) is that it is a:

1. local anesthetic
2. narcotic antagonist
3. cardiac depressant
4. respiratory stimulant
4. respiratory stimulant
Which of the following is MOST LIKELY to cause eye damage to a human who becomes infected:

1. A TOXOCARA CANIS larva
2. A SARCOPTES SCABIEI mite
3. An ANCYLOSTOMA CANINUM larva
4. A CHEYLETIELLA PARASITIVORAX MITE
1. A TOXOCARA CANIS LARVA
When the albumin value is subtracted from the total protein value, the remainder represnts the concentration of:

1. bilirubin
2. phosphorus
3. globulin
4. glucose
3. globulin
Which of the following is a respiratory stimulant:

1. Naloxone
2. Sodium bicarbonate
3. xylazine
4. Doxapram
4. Doxapram
Anticholinergic drugs DECREASE all of the following EXPECT:

1. gastronintestinal motility
2. salivation
3. pain
4. vagus-induced bradycardia
3. pain
Which of the following methods would be an initial measure in provding first aid for epistaxis:

1. Application of ice packs to the nasal passages
2. Injection with vitamin K
3. Administration of a tranquilizer
4. Application of a pressure bandage to the affected area
1. Application
Treatment instructions on a hospitalized dog read; "Administer chloramphenicol 500 mg b.i.d. per os." To comply with these instructions, the treatment is correctly interpreted as:

1. 250 mg twice a day by mouth
2. 250 mg three times a day in food
3. 500 mg three times a day in food
4. 500 mg twice a day by mouth
4. 500 mg twice a day by mouth
If an error is made on a medical record, the proper method for correcting the mistake is to:

1. white it out with correction fluid
2. draw a single line through it and intitial the correction
3. erase it
4. scratch it out so it cannot be read
2. draw a single line through it and initial the correction
Which of the following is commonly used for infiltration and epidural anesthesia:

1. proparacain
2. Lidocaine
3. pentobarbital
4. sodium pentothal
2. Lidocaine
A bovine can be made recumbent by exerting pressure on muscles and nerves with a series of carefully placed and tightened ropes. This technique is called:

1. tilting squeeze
2. casting
3. haltering
4. hobbling
2. casting
A correct statement concerning guinea pigs is that they are:

1. carnivorous
2. unable to synthesize sufficient vitamin C
3. mature at birth
4. strictly monogamous
2. unable to synthesize sufficient vitamin C
A radiograph that has been developed with exhausted chemicals and increased developing time will have:

1. good contrast, with dark gray background
2. poor contrast, with a black background
3. good contrast, with a black background
4. poor contrast, with a dark gray background
4. poor contrast, with a dark gray background
The laboratory animal that is MOST LIKELY to have an epiltiform fit when handled is the:

1. gerbil
2. guinea pig
3. hamster
4. mouse
1. gerbil