protozoans single cell parasite 3

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protozoans single cell parasite 3
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protozoans toxoplasmosis giardiasis coccidosis
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  1. main facts on toxoplasmosis
    -protozoan group

    Scientific name-Toxoplasma gondii

    -Zoonotic

    -can cross placenta

    -lives in animals tissues may invade and form cysts in brain, heart, skeletal muscle and other organs
  2. what are the clinical signs of toxoplasmosis?
    • May be none
    • -diarrhea ,pyrexia, dyspnea
    • -enlarged lymph nodes
    • -eye inflammation
  3. how do you dx toxoplasmosis?
    • fecal flotation with fresh feces 
    • blood tests sent to lab
  4. what are the roots of transmission for toxoplasmosis?
    Eating infected raw or infected meat

    • -nasopharyngeal contact with contaminated feces(cat
    • litter)

    contact with contaminated water soil and food
  5. what is the treatment and control of toxoplasmosis?
    • Fecal flotation
    • -dangerous in pregnant women
    • -cover childs sandbox
    • -cats should be prevented from catching birds or
    • rodents
    • -eating raw meat.
  6. what parasite does this egg belong too?
  7. main info of giardia?
    Scientific name - Giardia Lamblia

    -protozoan group

    -zoonotic

    -affects upper small intestine

    • -prevents proper absorption of nutrients
    • damages intestinal lining

    -commonly called beaver fever

    • -many animals and people may contract it but show no
    • signs
  8. what are the clinical signs of giardia?
    • Diarrhea which is pale in colour and greasy with
    • occasional blood.
    • -dehydration
    • -anorexia
    • -weight loss
    • -lethargy
  9. how do you dx giardia?
    • Stool sample sent to laboratory
    • fecal smear to look for trophozoites (life stage
    • of giardia)
  10. what is the life cycle of giardia?
  11. what are the ROTS for giardia?
    contaminated food water and soil
  12. what is the treatment and control of giardia?
    • Vaccination
    • oral metronidazole and panacur
    • -stool examination after medication is finished
    • -sun helps eliminate from lawns
    • -proper hygiene
    • -beware of drinking untreated water
    • -prompt feces removal 
  13. what parasite does this egg belong too?
  14. main facts about coccidosis
    -Protozoan group

    • -two species:eimeria steidae(rabbits) and isopora
    • canis (dogs) both referred to as coccidia

    • -most commonly seen in crowded places, unclean
    • conditions, i.e puppy mills and breeding facilitys
  15. what are the clinical signs of 
  16. what are the clinical signs of coccidosis?
    • Diarrhea with or without frank blood
    • -anorexia
    • weight loss
    • -lethargy
    • -dehydration
  17. how do you dx coccidosis?
    fecal flotation
  18. what are the roots of transmission for coccidosis
    contamincated water soil and feces
  19. what is the treatment and control of coccidosis?
    • Oral medication usually sulphonamide antibiotics
    • -isolation until they test negative
    • -remove stress
    • -feed high quality food
    • -remove infected feces
    • -disinfect kennel areas
  20. what parasite does this egg belong too?

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