General Microbiology - Parasitology

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General Microbiology - Parasitology
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2011-07-13 21:37:58
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parasites metazoa anthropoids toxoplasmosis
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parasitology, parasitic pathogenic mechanisms, parasitic diseases, life cycles, transmission and symptoms, parasitic lab identification
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  1. Parasites can cause local _________ where they enter the body?
    necrosis
  2. What nematode (roundworm) causes river blindness and is transmitted by female blackflies?
    Onchocerca volvulus
  3. Which infection, histo or toxo, starts in the retina and can spread to the choroid? (retinochoroidal)
    toxoplasmosis
  4. What parasite is associated with swimming in hot-tubs and or prolonged contact lens use?
    Acanthamoeba
  5. What parasitic infection causes symptoms that outweigh clinical signs and can have a classic ring ulcer that denotes a fungus?
    Acanthamoeba
  6. What is the treat for the parasitic infection Trichomonas Vaginalis?
    metronidazole
  7. What is an example of a blood parasite?
    malaria (plasmodium)
  8. What is an example of an intestinal parasitic infection, where identification of the parasite is by observation of parasitic eggs in stool?
    giardia
  9. What metazoa infection is due to undercooked fish, crab meat and snails? Treated with praziquantel
    Trematodes (flukes)
  10. What metazoa infection is due to intestinal parasites from undercooked pork or from ingestion of eggs from feces?
    Cestodes (tapeworms)
  11. What metazoa intestinal parasites are found in contaminated food and drinking water, mosquitos, soil, feces and others?
    Nematodes (roundworms)
  12. What are 3 types of anthropoids?
    • mites (demodex)
    • lice (pediculosis)
    • scabies

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