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Quiz Jul 8, 2011

Case #4: The "Deep Dive"

Test Your Knowledge

1.
The fact that the sex of the fleas in the upstairs flea traps was shifting from predominantly female to predominantly male indicates that the infestation was on its way out.
  • 1.
    True
  • 2.
    False
2.
Downstairs, the fact that there was no shift in the male:female flea population ratio indicates a persistent flea infestation.
  • 1.
    True
  • 2.
    False
3.
The primary parasite control tool that the downstairs family lacked was extra doses of a monthly flea control product for use on the visiting dogs.
  • 1.
    True
  • 2.
    False
4.
Although not specifically mentioned in this case, the upstairs homeowner should treat his dog continuously for fleas on a monthly basis.
  • 1.
    True
  • 2.
    False
5.
Fleas that emerge in a home after the pets are treated likely come from what source?
  • 1.
    fleas that were on the treated pets but were resistant to the product being used
  • 2.
    adult fleas that were hiding in the carpets and furniture
  • 3.
    eggs laid during the weeks before treatment
  • 4.
    none of the above
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