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Name one thing seen in this ear cytology

Name one thing seen in this ear cytology

Yeast

Name two things seen in this ear cytology

Name two things seen in this ear cytology

Neutrophils and cocci bacteria

Name this type of bacteria that may be seen in an ear cytology

Name this type of bacteria that may be seen in an ear cytology

Rods

True/False: Yeast may appear circular in an ear cytology

True, but is more commonly seen budding (footprint, peanut shape)

True/False: Both rods and cocci may be seen forming chains

True

What does the abbreviation AU signify?

Both ears

True/False: Findings in an ear cytology need not be quantified

False, findings should always be quantified

Why should an ear cytology include a separate sample from each ear?

Each ear may have a different kind of infection going on

Is this slide positive for ear mites?

Is this slide positive for ear mites?

Yes

Is this slide positive for ear mites?

Is this slide positive for ear mites?

Yes, these are ear mite eggs

True/False: An ear mite cytology should be stained in diff quick.

False. An ear mite cytology is not stained.

True/False: A tape preparation is used to look for yeast and bacteria in the ear canal.

False. A tape preparation is used to look for yeast and bacteria on the skin.

True/False: A tape preparation should not be put in fix.

True. The fix may cause the sample to fall off the tape.

True/False: Yeast is often more abundant in a tape preparation than an ear cytology.

False. Yeast is not as abundant in a tape preparation of the skin as it may be in an ear cytology.

What power is a skin scraping viewed on?

Low power (be sure to use low light and high contrast)

Name this mite

Name this mite

Demodex

Name this mite

Name this mite

Cheyletiella

Name this mite

Name this mite

Sarcoptes

True/False: It is only necessary to scrape one site during a skin scraping.

False. Multiple sites should always be scraped.

True/False: Never clip a dog prior to a skin scraping because the mites will all get stuck in the clippers.

False. It is acceptable to clip a dog prior to a skin scraping to get more accurate results.