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Acute Colitis: Pathophysiology and Noninfectious Causes CE Article #1

1. Which of the following has not been associated with acute diarrhea in adult horses?
2. Which of the following crosses the colon wall by primary active transport?
3. Which of the following regarding the normal physiology of the equine colon is false?
4. Which statement regarding the Na+-K+-ATPase pump is true?
5. Which of the following pathophysiologic mechanisms is not common in equine patients with acute colitis?
6. Which statement regarding the physiology of colonic epithelial cells is false?
7. Which statement regarding parasitic diarrhea is true?
8. Which statement regarding NSAID administration is false?
9. Which statement regarding carbohydrate overload is false?
10. Which statement regarding noninfectious agents that are potentially toxic to the equine colon is false?
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