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Malabsorption syndrome- impared absorption of carotene, folate and vit B12

Giardia Lamblia causes shortening of villi

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Fat undigested and unabsorbed-steatorrhea (greasy stool ; float in toilet bowl)

Giardia Lamblia

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Symptoms of diarrhea, flatulence, bulky stool and weight loss (due to malabsorption)

Giardia Lamblia

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30 y/o male presented with fever, right upper quadrant pain with liver access (amoebiasis). have mild jaundice. Wet mount liver access shows motile trophozoites with ingested RBC's, 1-4 nuclei, central karyosome.

Entamoeba Histolytica

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mode of infection of entamoeba Histolytica

Fecal- oral by contaminated food or water.
inadequate sanitary system.
ano-genital or oral sexual activity.

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how entamoeba Histolytica causes infection?

infective cyst ingested ➡️ excyst in intestine-asexual reproduction in colon ➡️ trophozoites ➡️ trophozoites passed in liquid or soft stool @ infective cyst in formed stool @ erodes intestinal wall ➡️ to liver via circulatory system ➡️ causes abcess

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what is the largest ciliated protozoa?

Balantidium Coli

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clinical presentation - asymptomatic, diarrhea with mucous and blood. chronic cases lead to anemia, weight loss and cachexia. Large ulcers at the large intestine

Balantidium Coli

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what causes watery diarrhea in AIDS patient?

Cryptosporidium Parvum

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what has the same symptom as Giardiasis but only prevalence in AIDS patient?

Isospora Belli

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what organism is absence of the cyst stage?

trichimonas Vaginalis

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what causes strawberry cervix?

Trichomonas Vaginalis

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How is trichomonas Vaginalis infected?

sexual transmission