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1

Rapidly fatal meningoencephalitis

Naegleria fowleri

2

Tachyzoite on biopsy

T. gondii

3

Swimming in freshwater lakes; enters via cribriform plate

Naegleria
[Think Nalgene bottle filled
with fresh water containing Naegleria]

4

Toxoplasma gondii, treatment

Sulfadiazine + Pyrimethamine

5

Amoebas in spinal fluid

Naegleria fowleri

6

Diagnosis of trypanosome brucei

Blood smear

7

Origin of single flagellum of hemoflagellates

Kinetoplast

8

Location of kinetoplast in trypomastigote

Posterior

9

Falling leaf motility

G. lamblia

10

Scrub typhus

R. tsutsugamushi

11

Leishmania, vector

Sandflies (phlebotomus)

12

Trypanosoma brucei, vector

Glossina/tsetse fly

13

Trypanosoma cruzi, vector

Reduviid bug

14

Hemoflagellate that characteristically assumes a C or U shape in stained blood films

T. cruzi

15

Has an intracellular amastigote stage in cardiac muscles and other tissues

T. cruzi

16

Winterbottom sign

T. brucei

17

Romaña sign

T. cruzi

18

West African sleeping sickness

T. brucei gambiense

19

Eastern and central african sleeping sickness

T. brucei rhodesiense

20

T. brucei gambiense vs T. brucei rhodesiense: More severe

T. brucei rhodesiense

21

T. brucei, treatment for blood-borne diseases

Suramin

22

T. brucei, treatment for CNS penetration

Melarsoprol

23

Tertian malaria

1) P. vivax
2) P. ovale

24

Quartan malaria

P. malariae

25

Fever on 1st and 3rd day (every 48 hours)

P. vivax and ovale

26

Fever every 72 hours

P. malariae

27

Dormant form in the liver

Hypnozoite

28

Plasmodia that have dormant forms in liver

P. vivax and ovale

29

Contain merozoites

Schizonts

30

Anti-malarial that blocks heme polymerise of plasmodium

Chloroquine