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Flashcards in 02 - Amoebae, Trichomonads, Histomonads Deck (10):
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(Amoebae)

1. what are the three main features?

1. pseudopodia, binary fission, +-cysts

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(Amobae)

some free living, some commensals, some parasites

3

(Entamoeba Histolytica)

(hosts and prevalence)

1. present in what percent of primates?

2. present in wild/zoos

3. how common in domestic?

1. 10%

3. infrequent

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(Entamoeba Histolytica)

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(Entamoeba Histolytica)

1. multiplies by what?

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1. binary fission

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(Entamoeba Histolytica)

(pathogenesis)

1. infection low in nature

2. in zoos may be of humans origin

3. infection in primates similar to humans

(humans)

live in intestine

90% asympomatic

(dog and cat)

infrequent

human origin

 

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DO NOT MEMORIZE

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(Entamoeba Histolytica)

(diagnosiss)

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pay attention to formalin!

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(Nonpathogenic amoeba)

vs. (Entamoeba Histolytica)

1. entamoeba hartmanni cysts have 4 nuclei but are what?

2. entamoeba coli cysts have 8 nuclei and are what?

1. smaller

2. usually larger

(generally once must distinguish between coli and (Entamoeba Histolytica)

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(Entamoeba Histolytica)

dm

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