Zuku Top Topics BCSE

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Smartphones can be a major distraction, but 84% of people worldwide claim they cannot go a single day without a mobile electronic smart device.

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Fast learning with flash cards and cramming often results in fast forgetting.

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Which pig diarrhea costs nearly $1.8 billion per year in losses?

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Neonatal diarrhea is a classic topic for NAVLE® questions.

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Up to 15-40% of asymptomatic birds will test positive for avian bornavirus, the cause of proventricular dilatation disease.

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Bird owners made up 43% of humans with psittacosis between 1987 and 1996.

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There are over 300 pet ferrets per 1000 pet-owning households in the U.S.

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38% of Persians and 6% of cats worldwide carry a defective gene for polycystic kidney disease (PKD).

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One-third of Maine coon cats have a highly penetrant, autosomal dominant mutation causing hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).

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There are 336 known genetic traits/disorders in cats.

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Be "congene ial" and get to know these genetic conditions!


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The advent of genetic testing available for these conditions makes them especially important to know in practice.

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60% of human pathogens originate from animals.

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Brucella melitensis was first isolated in 1887 from a soldier in Malta by Major-General Sir David Bruce.

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In 2016, the ASPCA had over 180,000 reports of pet toxicoses to their Animal Poison Control Center.

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Here are 5 of Zuku's 20 top toxicoses.

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This list of the top 20 feline conditions is the purrfect preparation for NAVLE® success!

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If horses aren’t your cup of tea, this 4-part series on the top 20 equine conditions to know for NAVLE® is just for you.

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Remember, when you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras (unless you’re in Botswana!).