Eukaryotic Pathogens

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Eukaryotic Pathogens
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2012-09-28 12:29:00
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microbiology pathogens fungi algae protozoa helminths
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fungi, algae, protozoa, helminths
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  1. Candida albicans
    • yeast infection, thrush
    • type: eukaryote, fungi
  2. Histoplasma capsulatum
    • histoplasmosis
    • type: eukaryote, fungi
  3. Coccidioides immitis
    • coccidioidomycosis
    • type: eukaryote, fungi
  4. Sporothrix schenchii
    • sporotrichosis
    • type: eukaryote, fungi
  5. Microsporum, Trichophyton, Epidermophyton
    • ringworm (tinea capitis), athlete’s foot (tinea pedis), jock itch (tinea cruris), nail fungus (tinea unguium)
    • type: eukaryote, fungi
  6. Pneumocystis jiroveci
    • pneumonia indicative of AIDS
    • type: eukaryote, fungi
  7. Cryptococus meoformans
    • cryptococcosis
    • type: eukaryote, fungi
  8. Alexandrium
    • paralytic shellfish poisoning
    • type: eukaryote, algae
  9. Trichomonas vaginalis
    • urethritis, vaginitis
    • type: eukaryote, protozoa
  10. Naegleria fowleri
    • primary amebic meningoencephalitis
    • type: eukaryote, protozoa
  11. Giardia lamblia
    • giardial enteritis
    • type: eukaryote, protozoa
  12. Entamoeba histolytica
    • amoebic dysentery
    • type: eukaryote, protozoa
  13. Plasmodium spp.
    • malaria
    • type: eukaryote, protozoa
  14. Cryptosporidium
    • diarrhea
    • type: eukaryote, protozoa
  15. Toxoplasma gondii
    • toxoplasmosis
    • type: eukaryote, protozoa
  16. Trypanosoma brucei gambiense
    • sleeping sickness (tse-tse fly)
    • type: eukaryote, protozoa
  17. Clonorchis sinensis
    • liver fluke
    • type: eukaryote, helminths
  18. Schistosoma spp.
    • schistosomiasis
    • type: eukaryote, helminths
  19. Taenia solium, T. saginata
    • pork & beef tapeworms
    • type: eukaryote, helminths
  20. Enterobius vermicularis
    • pinworm
    • type: eukaryote, helminths
  21. Necator americanus, Ancyclostoma duodenale
    • hookworms
    • type: eukaryote, helminths
  22. Trichinella spiralis
    • trichinosis
    • type: eukaryote, helminths
  23. Ascaris lumbricoides
    • ascariasis
    • type: eukaryote, helminths

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