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(Hemoflagellates)

 

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1. T. Cruzi causes what?

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1. American trypanomiasis (Chagas' disease)  

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(Trypanosoma Cruzi)

1. What are the direct hosts?

2. reservoir hosts?

3. intermediate?

1. humans, dogs, primates

2. armadillos (mostly)

3. kissing bugs 

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(Trypanosoma Cruzi)

when the feed they poop into wound

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(Transmission of T. Cruzi to Humans and Dogs)

1. What is the most significant route?

1. trypanosome infected bug feces rubbed into bite wound or intact mucous membranes

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1. are there acute and chronic phases in canine chagas?

 

yes

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don't worry much about these

(Trichomonas Vaginalis)

1-3. how do you diagnose?

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1. blood smears (in acute phase)

2. serologic tests

3. xenodiagnosis

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(African Trypanosomiasis)

know the NAGANA thing!

1. transmitted by what?

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1. tsetse flies (Glossina spp.)

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I don't think I'll need to know this

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but know this i think.... similar to previous cycle

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(Nagana)

1. what are the hosts?

1. antelopes and other native ruminants (CATTLE!!!)

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don't typically die! believe it or not!

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(NAgana)

1. severity of disease depends on what?

1. trypanosome spp. and host susceptibility

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(Other trypanosomes)

1. what causes "Surra" in horses (and camels and deer)?

2. transmitted by what?

3. disease similar to what?

4. What causes "Dourine"/"mal du coit" in horses and donkeys?

5. what type of disease?

1. T. evansi

2. tabanid and stable flies

3. T. brucei

4. T. equiperdum

5. venereal

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