Ch 18 online quiz

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Ch 18 online quiz
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  1. Which one of the following protozoa would most likely be isolated in an individual with AIDS?
    Cryptosporidium
  2. Which one of the following diseases is transmitted by contaminated food or water?
    Giardiasis
  3. The parasites of malaria invade the body's ______ and bring on intense _________.
    red blood cells; chills and fever
  4. Which disease is associated with domestic cats?
    Cyclosporiasis
  5. As a general rule, tapeworms require
    two hosts
  6. Among the major signs of trichinellosis are
    some diarrhea and intestinal ulcers
  7. Gravid proglottids are essential elements of the
    reproductive cycle of tapeworms.
  8. Wuchereria bancrofti manifests its presence in the human tissues by
    swollen arms and legs.
  9. Malaria is a protozoal disease caused by _____ .
    Plasmodium
  10. Which one of the following represents the correct sequence of stages in the life cycle of flukes?
    Miracidium to sporocyst to redia to cercaria
  11. Which of the following is NOT one of the organisms that are in Protista?
    bacterial-like organisms
  12. ______ are marine protists that have chalky skeletons
    foraminifera
  13. Red tides are caused by ______.
    algae
  14. _____ is a parasitic flagellate in humans and is transmitted through sexual intercourse.
    Trichomonas
  15. In humans, amoebic dysentery or encephalitis may result from drinking water or consuming food contaminated by _____ .
    Entamoeba
  16. _____ is a cutaneous or visceral disease transmitted by the bite of an infected female sandfly.
    Leishmaniasis
  17. _____ is an intestinal disease you can get from a day care or swimming pool.
    Cryptosporidiosis
  18. A disease also called "black water fever" from blood in urine is _____.
    Malaria
  19. _____ which are free-living trophozoites appear to enter the body through the mucous membranes of the nose and then follow the olfactory tracts to the brain.
    Naegleria Leishmania
  20. A common roundworm in young children is ______, causing an itchy anus at night.
    Pinworms

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