Chpt 16 - Parasites of Public Health Importance in Veterinary Parasitology Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Chpt 16 - Parasites of Public Health Importance in Veterinary Parasitology Deck (26):
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Violation of state practice act

Diagnosing or treating humans

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Only definitive host for Toxoplasma gondii

Cat

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Rapidly multiplying stages of Toxoplasma gondii

Tachyzoites

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Slowly multiplying stages of Toxoplasma gondii

Bradyzoites

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Methods of acquiring cryptosporidiosis

Ingesting oocysts from the feces of young calves or from contaminated drinking water

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Schistosome cercarial dermatitis from penetration of cercariae of bird flukes (highly pruritic)

Swimmer's itch

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Acquiring Taenia saginata

Ingesting measly beef

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Acquiring Taenia solium

Ingesting measly pork

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Neurocysticercosis

Cysticercus cellulosae in brain of human (serving as an "intermediate host")

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Echinococcus granulosus

Unilocular hydatid cyst in human intermediate host

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Acquiring Dipylidium caninum

Ingesting cysticercoids within flea intermediate host

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Acquiring Diphyllobothrium latum

Ingesting fish containing plerocercoid or sparganum within fish muscle

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Pernicious anemia

Vitamin B12 deficiency due to Diphyllobothrium latum

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Baylisascaris procyonis

Cerebrospinal nematodiasis

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Ancylostoma braziliense

Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM)

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Trichinella spiralis

Ingesting pork products containing infective larvae in muscle cyst

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Papules

Red bumps in the skin

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Vesicles

Tiny blisters in the skin

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Linguatula serrata

Tongue worm of dogs

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Prevention of trichinosis

Cooking pork at a temperature of 160*F (71*C)

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Human

Definitive host for both Taenia saginata and Taenia solium

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Racoons

Definitive host for Baylisascaris procyonis

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Paratenic host

Human infected with VLM (visceral larva migrans) or OLM (ocular larva migrans)

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Diagnosis of OLM in a child

Ophthalmic examination

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Diethyltoluamide (deet)

Mosquito repellent

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Advisory capacity

Communication with human health care workers