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1. how many hosts does this require?

1. obligatory 2 host system - heteroxenous (everything else we have talked about has been one host so far)

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1. What species do they infect?

2. what kind of relastionhship?

3. one of the most prevalent parasites of what?

 

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1. what is the definitve host?

2. the intermediate?

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just slightly different from cycles before

1. how many sporocysts/sporozoites?

2. oocysts wall is fragile -> may lead to what?

1. 2 sporocysts/4 sporozoites each

2. may break --> sporocysts shed in feces

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these cause tissue cysts

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(Intermediate hosts)

1. cattle serves as what?

(give the definitive host)

2. S. cruzi

3. S. hirsuta

4. S. hominis

1. intermediate host

2. canids

3. felids

4. primates

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if it isn't abortion usually goes unnoticed

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don't memorize all of these different types

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what treaments used in practice?

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(Sarcocystis Neurona)

1. cause of what?

2. Slowly progressive, focal or multifocal CNS disease.... can death result?

1. equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM)

2. yes it can

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1. what is the definitive host?

2. Intermediate?

3. accidental intermediate?

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What are the three A's (clinical signs)

1. asymmetric ataxia

2. focal muscle atrophy

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