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Flashcards in Protozoal Infections Deck (15):
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organism for Amebiasis

entamoeba histolytica

2

cyst is infective form and causes amoebic dysentery

Amebiasis

3

organism for giardiasis

giarda lamblia

4

giardiasis aka

beaver fever

5

vector for giardiasis

hikers
drinking stream water

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symptom of giardiasis

mucous diarrhea

7

Dehliboil associated with

Kala-Azar

8

organism for malaria (2)

Plasmodium Vivax
Plasmodium Falciparum

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MC organism for malaria

Plasmodium Vivax

10

vector for malaria

female anopheles mosquito
live in *RBC*

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malaria becomes pathogenic in _____ stage

merozoite

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Most fatal form of malaria

Plasmodium Falciparum

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aka for fatal malaria

Black Water Fever

14

kissing "reduviid" bug is vector for ____ and called ____

trypanosome cruzi
Chaga's Disease

15

tsetse fly is vector for _____ and called

Trypanosome Gambians
African Sleeping Sickness (Neurological problem effecting brain)