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(The ciliates)

1. live how relative to host?

2. two distinct nuclei

macro involved in what?

micro involved in what?

1. most free living, other commensals, few parasitic

2. reproduction

vegetative functions

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(Balantidium Coli)

1. primarily parasite of what?

2. also found in what?

1. swine

2. primates (serious when in them)

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1. coconfused with what in humans?

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1. entamoeba histolytica

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PIG HANDLERS ARE AT RIsK

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(Buxtonella Sulcata)

1. a ciliate occasionally seen where?

2. often corrected with what?

1. in cattle fecals

2. change in diet

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(Ichthyophthirius multifiliis)

1. disease of what?

2. specific for host?

3. widespread in nature, but explodes where?

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(Ichthyophthirius multifiliis)

1. trophozoites are very large and are called what?

2. live in galleries withing what?

1. trophonts

2. withing skin (the white spots)

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(Ichthyophthirius multifiliis)

1. The cyst then detaches and is free living in environment

2. develops into what?

2. tomites (theronts)

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(Ichthyophthirius multifiliis)

 

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(Ichthyophthirius multifiliis)

1. theronts do what?

2. trophonts feed on what?

2. damage to gill filaments - causes what?

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(Phyla Microspora and Myxozoa)

1. are they apicomplexans?

2. are they related to each other?

1. no

2. no

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(Microsporidians)

1. spore producing protozoan which ahve a what?

2. spores have a unique what?

1. vesicular nucleus

2. coiled extrusion apparatus

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1. distribution is worldwide

2. what are the primary hosts?

3. is infection very pathogenic?

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2. rabbits

3. no - but can be fatal in immunocomporomised

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1. differentiate from what?

2. treatment?

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1. rabies and toxoplasmosis (larger)

2. really isn't any

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(Nosema apis)

1. found in what?

1. bees