Flashcards in Microbiology Deck (187)
Which parasite interferes with fat absorption?
T/F: Trichomonas has no cysts
Pneumocystitis carnii is a problem for what type of patient?
Who is at risk for toxoplasmosis gone infection?
pregnant women (fetus)
What parasite is associated with cats?
What is the common name for Ascaris lumbricoides?
What is the common name for Necato americanus?
What parasite causes spoon nails, anemia and stunted growth?
What parasite can be contracted from pork or bear meat?
What is the vector for malaria?
What does plasmodium species of parasites cause?
What parasite is associated with dog and cat feces?
Toxocara canis or catis
How is filariasis transmitted?
What causes elephantiasis?
Schistosomata is associated with what reservoir?
Taenia is associated with which animals?
What kind of parasite is taenia?
Clonorchis is what kind of parasite?
Diphyllobothrium datum is what kind of parasite?
What kind of parasite is a schistosome?
a blood fluke
What are the 2 central lymphoid tissues?
thymus gland and bone marrow
What are the 3 peripheral lymphoid tissues?
lymph nodes, peyers patches, spleen
The role of B lymphocytes is categorized as what kind of immunity?
What is produced with humoral immunity?
The role of T lymphocytes is categorized as what kind of immunity?
What type of chemical activates components of the immune system i.e.. activates macrophages, PMNs, etc?
What is the function of basophils?
release histamine and other chemicals that act on blood vessels
What is the function of neutrophils?
recognize foreign antigens and destroy the through phagocytosis
What is the function of eosinophils?
destroy parasitic organisms