Quarter 4 micro: Protozoa 1

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  1. Protozoa reproduce by?
    mitotic binary fission
  2. what region do protozoa flourish
    • tropical
    • subtropical
  3. What are the two general types of protozoa
    • Infect intestinal and urogential tract
    • infect blood cells and tissues
  4. What are the clinical findings of entamoeba histolytica?
    • Ent = intestines
    • Dysentery
    • AS: lower abdominal discomfort, flatulence, tenesmus (feeling constant need to pass stool)
  5. What diseases are associated with entameoba histolytica
    • Amebic dysentery
    • Liver abscess
  6. What is a trophozoite
    Acitive vegetative stage of intestinal ameoba
  7. In what developmental stage is entamoeba histolytica infectious to humans
    • Cyst 
    • Found in human feces
  8. What is amebiasis
    Entameoba histolytica
  9. What are the clinical presentation of ameobic abscess of liver
    • URQ pain
    • wt loss
    • fever
    • tenderness
    • hepatomegaly
  10. What is the most commonly diagnosed parasitic intestinal disease
  11. What organism causes Giardiasis and what is its mode of transportation
    • Giardia Lambia
    • Flagella
  12. What are the clinical findings of Giardiasis
    • NON-bloody foul diarrhea
    • nausea
    • anorexia
    • flatulence
    • abdominal cramps (weeks or months)
    • NO FEVER
  13. how does giardia lambia enter the body
    through contaminated water, food, via infective cysts
  14. opportunistic sporozoan protozoa causes water non-bloody diarrhea that is self limiting
  15. What organism causes trichomoniasis
    trichomonal vaginalis (flagellated)
  16. What are the primary locations of trichomoniasis
    vagina and prostate
  17. Water foul smelling frothy green vaginal discharge accompanied by itching and buring
  18. what environmental factor favors trichomonas vaginalis protazoa
    High PH
  19. associated with contact lens use. can cause blindness and meningoencephalitis
    Acanthamoeba keratitis
  20. ameoba found in warm fresh water (thermophilic)
    Naegleria Fowleri
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Quarter 4 micro: Protozoa 1
2013-08-29 00:36:58

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