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Treatment of ascariasis

benzimidazole

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Ascariasis type of pathogen

Helminth nematode

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Schistosomiasis treatment

Praziquantel

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What type of host is snail in schisto?

Intermediate

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Type of host in hyatid disease- sheep

Intermediate

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Type of host in hyatid disease- human

accidental

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Species involved in hyatid disease?

Echinoccocus ssp.

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Type of parasite in malaria

Protozoa- sporozoan

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Type of parasite in hyatid

Platyhelminth

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4 species of malaria pathogen

Plasmodium:
FALCIPARUM, vivax, ovale, malariae

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Cryptosporidiosis type of parasite

Sporozoan

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Cryptospor. species

Cryptosporidium parvum and hominis

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Hosts in crypto?

Animal reservoir but human is only definitive host.

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What type of diarrhoea in crypto?

Mucosal

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Diagnosis of Malaria

Microscopy, serology, PCR