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Flashcards in Microorganism Common Names Deck (20)
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Trypanosoma cruzi

Chagas

2

Trypanosoma brucei

African sleeping sickness

3

Giardia

hikers diarrhea

4

Trichnomonas vaginalis

no common name

5

Entamoeba histolytica

amoebic dysentery

6

Naegleria fowleri

causes meningitis, through nose

7

Plasmodium

Malaria

8

Toxoplasmosis

cat poop

9

Cryptosporidium

uv light/diarrhea/acid fast capsule stain

10

Ballantidium coli

Ballantidiosis
diarrhea
pigs

11

Taenia saginata

cow tapeworm

12

Taenia solium

pig tapeworm

13

Echinococcus

dog tapeworm

14

Dyphillobothrium

fish tapeworm

15

Clonarchis

snail fish human fluke

16

Schistosoma

blood fluke

17

Enterobius vermicularis

pinworm

18

Ascaris lumbricoides

round worms

19

Trichinella spiralis

trichinosis

20

Necator americanus

hookworm