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VMP 930: Feline Diagnostic Quiz


Survey Owner: James R. Flowers

Select the correct answers; then click on the "Submit" button. One correct answer per question.
1. Cat Feces

Identify:
Egg: small, 40 µm. Shape: Spherical. Operculum: None.  Embryo:  Hexacanth.  Shell: medium thickness, with striations. Color: clear to yellow.
2. Feline Fecal Floatation

Identify:
Egg: medium. Shape: ellipsoid. Embryo:  morula.  Shell: thin to medium, smooth surface. Color: clear.
3. Feline Fecal Sedimentation, Sputum direct, or Trans-tracheal wash
Identify:
Egg: very large, 120 µm. Shape:oval. Operculum: present, with rim.  Embryo: morula fills shell. Shell: medium thickness, smooth surface. Color: clear to yellow to brown.
4. Feline Feces

Identify:
Unsporulated oocyst: Oval, maybe <br />
<br />
flat on one end; Single cell embryo does not fill cyst.  Sporulated Oocyst: Oval, maybe flat on one end; 2 sporocysts with 4 <br />
<br />
sporozoites each.
5. Feline Fecal Sedimentation or Baermann

Identify:
Nematode Larvae:  small, curved or coiled. Tail: terminates with an S-shaped spine. Esophagus: filariform.
6. Feline Fecal Floatation

Identify:
Egg: large. Shape: round. Embryo: usually fills shell.  Shell: thick. Shell Surface: rough coat. Color: clear to gray.
7. Cat Feces

Identify:
Egg: medium, 70 µm. Shape: oval. Operculum: present, sometime not obvious.  Embryo:  morula fills shell.  Shell: medium thickness, smooth surface. Color: clear.
8. Feline Fecal Sedimentation

Identify:
Nematode Larvae:  small, straight. Tail: straight, tapering to a point. Esophagus: rhabditiform.
9. Feline Fecal Floatation

Identify:
Egg: large. Shape: round to oval. Embryo: does not fill shell.  Shell: thick. Inner surface of shell is rough. Shell Surface: smooth. Color: clear.
10. Cat Feces

Identify:
Egg PACKET: large, contains up to 20 spherical eggs.
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VMP 930: Feline Diagnostic Quiz
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