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121

Which parasite interferes with fat absorption?

Giardia lamblia

122

T/F: Trichomonas has no cysts

True

123

Pneumocystitis carnii is a problem for what type of patient?

immunocompromised

124

Who is at risk for toxoplasmosis gone infection?

pregnant women (fetus)

125

What parasite is associated with cats?

Toxoplasmosis gondii

126

What is the common name for Ascaris lumbricoides?

Human roundworm

127

What is the common name for Necato americanus?

Hookworm

128

What parasite causes spoon nails, anemia and stunted growth?

Hookworm

129

What parasite can be contracted from pork or bear meat?

Trichinella spiralis

130

What is the vector for malaria?

mosquito

131

What does plasmodium species of parasites cause?

malaria

132

What parasite is associated with dog and cat feces?

Toxocara canis or catis

133

How is filariasis transmitted?

Mosquito

134

What causes elephantiasis?

filariasis

135

Schistosomata is associated with what reservoir?

snails

136

Taenia is associated with which animals?

pigs, cows

137

What kind of parasite is taenia?

Beef tapeworm

138

Clonorchis is what kind of parasite?

liver fluke

139

Diphyllobothrium datum is what kind of parasite?

fish tapeworm

140

What kind of parasite is a schistosome?

a blood fluke

141

What are the 2 central lymphoid tissues?

thymus gland and bone marrow

142

What are the 3 peripheral lymphoid tissues?

lymph nodes, peyers patches, spleen

143

The role of B lymphocytes is categorized as what kind of immunity?

humoral

144

What is produced with humoral immunity?

Antibodies

145

The role of T lymphocytes is categorized as what kind of immunity?

Cell mediated

146

What type of chemical activates components of the immune system i.e.. activates macrophages, PMNs, etc?

cytokines/ lymphokines

147

What is the function of basophils?

release histamine and other chemicals that act on blood vessels

148

What is the function of neutrophils?

recognize foreign antigens and destroy the through phagocytosis

149

What is the function of eosinophils?

destroy parasitic organisms

150

What is the function of monocytes/ macrophages?

engulf foreign antigens and cell debris and process antigen and present it