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(Cryptosporidia)

1. parasitize what?

2. What kind of parasites (how many hosts)?

3. Where located relative to cell?

1. vertebrates

2. monoxenous

3. epicellular (close proximity but not inside cell)

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What are the main differences in the repro cycle here?

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naked sporozoites (no sporocysts)

oocysts are fully sporulated when excreted

means they are infective immediately

(the stuff in yellow)

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What are the common 4?

what is the one we really need to know?

how big are cryptosporidum spoes?

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parvum, muris, baileyi, meleagradis

parvum (the only one we are going to worry about... so forget about remembering the four)

are always the smallest

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exactly what we talked about in last two lectures

what is the difference here though?

What is another big difference?

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the number of sporozoites (and the fact that they are naked) in the oocyst

all takes place on the surface of the epithelial cells

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(Cryptosporidium: Cattle)

1. typically get at what age - older calves more likely to get what?

2. Infection lasts how long?

3. can they develop immunity?

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defining disease in what?

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AIDS

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What drugs can control infection?

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crypto (not bovine coccidia)

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