protozoa classification

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protozoa classification
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IBHS exam 2 - protozoa
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  1. plasmodium spp.
    • malaria
    • non-motile
  2. toxoplasma gondii
    toxoplasmosis

    aerosolized fecal matter --> encephalitis
  3. naegleria fowleri
    amoebic encephalitis
  4. giardia lamblia
    giardiasis

    • intestinal parasite
    • aka Hiker's diarrhea
  5. leishmania spp.
    leishmaniasis

    • parasitic infection
    • sand fly
  6. trichomonas vaginalis
    trichomoniasis

    • vaginal parasitic infection
    • (normal flora disturbed --> yeast infection)
    • or STD
  7. protozoa
    • eukaryotic
    • nuclease
    • lack cell wall
    • linear DNA
    • unicellular
    • may be motile
    • aerobic or anaerobic

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