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  1. schistosoma
    snail fever
  2. balantidium
    cilia
  3. naegleria
    psedopodia
  4. echinococcus
    hydatid cyst
  5. giardia
    beaver fever
  6. tsetse fly
    african sleeping sickness
  7. chagas disease
    kissing bug
  8. sand flies
    leishmaniasis
  9. mosquitoes
    filariasis
  10. trichomonas
    sexually transmitted disease
  11. T/F: balantidium coli is the only ciliate known to cause disease in man
    true
  12. T/F: contact with infected cats and their feces is the only mode of transmission of toxoplasma to humans
    false
  13. T/F: all tapeworms are intestinal parasites that completely lack digestive system
    true
  14. all flukes are dioeccious
    false
  15. plasmodium reproduces by binary fissions
    false
  16. ascariasis is the most common nematode infection worldwide
    true
  17. entamoeba histolytica can cause keratitis if it is introduced through and abrasion in the conjunctiva
    false
  18. anemia is a common consequence of hookworm infection
    true
  19. visceral leishmaniasis is also known as
    kala-axar and is fatal in 95% of untreated cases
    true
  20. most diagnostic techniques are not very sensitive for cryptosporidium
    true
  21. the feeding and reproducing stages of many protozoa is known as a _________.
    trophozoite
  22. acanthamoeba and _______ cause rare and usually fatal infections of the brain.
    naegleria
  23. with each wave of replication, _______ changes its glycoprotein surface antigens
    trypanosoma brucei
  24. the ______ is where immature stages of parasites develop
    intermediate host
  25. because beavers are a common zoonotic source of infection with _______, the resulting condition is sometimes referred to as "beaver fever"
    giardia
  26. ______ is an obligately parastic protozoan that is incapable of surviving long outside the human host and is transmitted almost exclusively via sex
    trichomonas
  27. the mildest type of malaria is caused by ______.
    plasmodium ovale
  28. because ______ requires duffy antigens to attach to and infect erythrocytes, duffy- negative individuals are immune to this parasite
    plasmodium vivax
  29. apicomplexans reproduce by
    schizogony
  30. microcephaly can result in a fetus infected transplacentally with ______.
    toxoplasma gondii
  31. high worm burden with ______ may result in intestinal obstruction
    ascaris lumbricoides
  32. the _____ are helminths with an incomplete digestive system
    trematodes
  33. the tapeworm's ______ reflects a sequence of development
    strobila
  34. because _______ are readily visible in meat and give it a "meanly" look, inspection of meat can decrease chance of infection with taenia
    cysticerci
  35. ______ are commonly known as pinworms because of the shape of the female's tail.
    enterobius vermicularis

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