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In order to determine which organisms are most likely the source of a bacterial infection and to determine the most appropriate method of treatment, a veterinarian might perform which of the following tests?

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In order to determine which organisms are most likely the source of a bacterial infection and to determine the most appropriate method of treatment, a veterinarian might perform which of the following tests?

Sensitivity test

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In order to simulate the conditions of the body, how long must a culture plate be placed in a heated incubator?

24 hours

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An IV catheter is placed in which of the following veins before surgery?

Cephalic

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Which of the following terms is defined as any process which eliminates or kills bacteria and other living microorganism?

Sterilization

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Which of the following processes involves collecting sperm cells from a male animal and manually depositing them into the reproductive tract of a female?

Artificial Insemination

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Where are the popliteal lymph nodes located?

Behind the hind legs

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What is it called when the drug concentration in the body produces the desired effect in the animal with no signs of toxicity?

Therapeutic range

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Which of the following has the major role of defending the body from organisms such as bacteria, viruses and fungi?

White blood cells

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Which process is also known as drug metabolism?

Biotransformation

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What does a fecal flotation help veterinarians determine?

Whether or not the animal has intestinal parasites

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The capillary refill time on a healthy animal should be which of the following?

2 seconds or less

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Which of the following is NOT a sign of a healthy animal?

Dull coat

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Which of the following tests is used to determine the percentage of red blood cells within a volume of blood?

Packed Cell Volume (PCV)

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The liquid portion of blood which plays an important role in transportation throughout the body is known as which of the following?

Plasma

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Where is a tattoo placed on cattle?

Ear

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What is the average heart rate or pulse for horses?

32-42 bpm

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Which of the following is defined as labored breathing?

Dyspnea

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Which of the following is defined as the expansion of the chest or thorax?

Inspiration

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Which of the following control mechanisms is placed on a horse's nose and is used as a distraction for the animal?

Twitch

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Which of the following animal behavior categories may result in an animal growling, showing the teeth and pinning the ears?

Aggressive

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Which of the following is NOT an indicator for elevated vital signs?

Shock

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What is the average heart rate or pulse for a cat?

120-140 bpm

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Which of the following refers to the intensity or indication of strain during respiration?

depth

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What does the abbreviation VCPR stand for?

Veterinary Client Patient Relationship

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Which of the following is defined as putting an animal to death, generally to avoid pain and suffering?

Euthanasia

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Which of the following diseases occurs when an infected mosquito bites a cat and the larvae migrate through the tissues and eventually into a cat's heart?

Heartworm

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Which of the following guinea pig diseases is caused by a vitamin C deficiency?

Scurvy

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Which of the following is an indication a disease is present?

Symptom

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Which of the following is NOT a zoonotic disease?

Pasteurellosis

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Which of the following is NOT a feline respiratory disease?

Feline panleukopenia

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Which of the following common bird diseases attacks a bird's liver?

Pacheco's disease

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Which of the following diseases causes dogs to have a chronic cough?

Bordetella

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Which of the following diseases is one of the biggest threats to caged birds?

Polyoma virus

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In hamsters, what part of the body is attacked by wet tail?

Intestines

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Which of the following diseases is primarily spread by ticks and may have symptoms lasting months after the animal has been treated?

Lyme disease

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Which of the following parasites can grow more than 20 inches in length?

Tapeworms

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Which of the following parasites is also known as ascarids?

Roundworms

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Which of the following body systems provides the body with the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide?

Respiratory

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Which of the following parasites is rod shaped?

Bacilli

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Which of the following parasites found in adults is usually a sign of another disease compromising the immune system?

Demodectic mange

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Which of the following parasites are small parasitic arachnids which feed on the blood of mammals, birds and reptiles?

Ticks

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Which of the following parasites are blood sucking parasites residing in the small intestine?

Hookworms

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Which of the following transmits signals to different parts of the animal's body and operates basic body functions like breathing and digestion?

Nervous System

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Which of the following parasites is also known as scabies?

Sarcoptic mange

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Which of the following parasites are small, wingless, bloodsucking insects which can lay hundreds of eggs?

Fleas

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Medical record keeping standards were created by which of the following associations?

American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)

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Which of the following is the code of ethical conduct developed by the AVMA?

Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics

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"I solemnly swear to use my scientific knowledge and skills for the benefit of society," is a part of which of the following?

Veterinarian Oath

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Exposure to which of the following can cause nausea, dizziness and even miscarriages or birth defects in pregnant women?

Anesthetic Gases

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Some veterinary programs do not require students to have a four year undergraduate degree. However, students must have at least how many undergraduate hours completed?

45-90 hours

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Problem oriented medical records are organized by problem number with notes kept in the SOAP format, what does the 'P" stand for in SOAP?

Plan

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Which of the following is defined as a mutually beneficial and dynamic relationship between people and animals which is influenced by behaviors that are essential to the health and well being of both?

Human animal bond

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Which of the following is the most common method used for identification in swine?

Ear notching

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For horses, which of the following is NOT used as a form of identification?

Ear notching

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Which of the following restraints is used for fractious cats or wild animals?

Net

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According to the presentation, what does the orange USDA metal tag indicate on cattle?

The animal has been vaccinated for brucellosis

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Horses should always be approached in which of the following ways?

On their left side

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For sheep and goats, which of the following is the most common method used for identification?

Ear tagging

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For dogs, where is a microchip inserted?

Between the shoulder blades

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Which of the following small animal restraints requires extensive experience to correctly handle aggressive dogs?

Control Pole

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How should a small animal be handled while performing a physical exam or other procedures?

Apply firm, gentle pressure around the animal's body while controlling the head

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Which of the following is used on small animals to decrease anxiety on a slippery table and help restrain an animal's legs?

Towel

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In swine, what does ear notching help identify?

Litter and individual number

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Which of the following is used to keep cattle contained while performing physical exams or other procedures?

Chute

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What is it called when an animal's temperature is below normal?

Hypothermia

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Where is the most accurate place to read an animal's temperature?

Rectally

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What is the average heart rate or pulse for cattle?

40-80 bpm

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What must a veterinarian do in order to correctly identify a pulse rate?

Count the number of beats in 15 seconds and then multiply by four

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Which of the following is a true statement about a smaller dog's resting pulse rate?

It is usually always higher than a large dog

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Which of the following is defined as the number of inspirations per minute?

Rate

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What is the average temperature for both cats and dogs?

99 to 102°F (37.2 to 38.9°C)

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Which of the following is defined as the expulsion of air from the lungs?

Expiration

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Which of the following is also referred to as leukocytes?

White blood cells

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Which of the following is NOT an indicator for lowered vital signs?

Stress

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Which of the following types of white blood cells are NOT formed in bone marrow?

Lymphocytes

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In cattle, which of the following is the best location to obtain a small blood sample?

Caudal tail vein

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Where is the best location to obtain a large blood sample from a horse?

Jugular

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If an animal has been diagnosed with polycythemia, which of the following symptoms typically occurs?

Diarrhea

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Which of the following is also referred to as erythrocytes?

Red blood cells

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What is the normal packed cell volume (PCV) percentage for dogs?

40-59 percent

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How long does the average red blood cell live?

100 days

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According to Jenna Barber, DVM, which vein can be utilized when drawing blood from a cat but NOT from a dog?

Medial saphenous

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After an injury, what happens to platelets?

They Increase

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Which of the following carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body using a special protein called hemoglobin?

Red blood cells

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What part of the body produces platelets?

Bone Marrow

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A very strong ammonia smell to an animal's urine could indicate which of the following?

Bacterial infection in the urinary tract

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Where are the submandibular lymph nodes located?

Beneath the jaw

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Your veterinarian prescribes a dose of medication which is 10 mL for every 100 lbs. This means a 100 lb. animal will receive 10 mL. What would the correct dosage be for an animal weighing 150 lbs.?

15mL

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If your veterinarian knows the weight of the animal and you are told to give 100 mg of a medication. The concentration on the bottle is 200 mg for every 10 mL. How many mL should you give?

5mL

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According to Jenna Barber, DVM, the Swann Animal Clinic uses which of the following to scrub an animal before surgery?

Chlorhexidine and alcohol

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There are many injectable routes for medication, an intra-articular route is injected into what part of an animal?

Joint

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Which is NOT an example of a type of drug?

Curing

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The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 categorizes drugs into how many different schedules or classifications?

Five

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Which type of drug administration is the slowest at absorbing?

Oral

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What is the process called when an active drug turns into an inactive metabolite?

Inactivation

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Who regulates prescription drugs? FDA Which process is known as "cell eating"?

Phagocytosis

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Pharmacology is a part of medicine which does NOT focus on which of the following?

Diseases

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What anatomical parts are removed from a female dog or cat during a spay surgery?

Uterus & ovaries

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What is an induction agent?

Anesthetic

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When should the IV catheter be removed after surgery?

Once the patient is able to sit up in the recovery cage

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