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Flashcards in Protozoans Deck (19):
1

Eimeria spp
(Apicomplexans)

...bovis, ...zuernii
Host: Ruminants
Location of adult: Cecum and Colon
Common name: Coccidia of ruminants

2

Babesia spp
(Apicomplexans)

...equi, ...caballi
Host: Horses
Location of adult: Within RBCs
Common name: Equine piroplasm

3

Klossiella equi
(Apicomplexans)

Host: Horses
Location of adult: Kidneys
Common name: -

4

Sarcocystis neurona
(Apicomplexans)

Host: Horses
Location of adult: Asexual stages in nervous system
Common name: -

5

Cystoisospora spp
(Apicomplexans)

...spp (dogs, cats, pigs); ...suis (pigs)
Host: Dogs, Cats, Pigs
Location of adult: Small Intestine
Common name: Coccidia

6

Balantidium coli
(Ciliates)

Host: Dogs, Pigs
Location of adult: Cecum, Colon, Large Intestine
Common name: Balantidium

7

Cryptosporidium spp
(Apicomplexans)

Host: Dogs, Cats, Cattle, Pigs, Birds, Guinea Pigs, Snakes, Mice
Location of adult: Small intestine
Common name: Cryptosporidia

8

Babesia spp
(Apicomplexans)

...canis (dogs); ...bigemina (cattle)
Host: Dogs, Cattle
Location of adult: Within RBCs
Common name: Babesia

9

Trypanosoma spp
(Flagellates)

...spp (ruminants); ...cruzi (dogs, humans)
Host: Ruminants, Dogs, Humans
Location of adult: Peripheral blood
Common name: Trypanosomes

10

Giardia spp
(Flagellates)

Host: Dogs, Cats, Horses, Humans, Exotic species
Location of adult: Intestinal Mucosa
Common name: Giardia

11

Entamoeba histolytica
(Amoeba)

Host: Dogs, Cats, Primates, Humans
Location of adult: Large intestine
Common name: Entamoeba

12

Toxoplasma gondii
(Apicomplexans)

Host: Cats
Location of adult: Intestines
Common name: Toxoplasma

13

Sarcocystis spp
(Apicomplexans)

Host: Dogs, Cats
Location of adult: Small intestine
Common name: Sarcocystis

14

Leishmania spp
(Flagellates)

Host: Dogs
Location of adult: Reticuloendothelial cells of capillaries, Spleen WBCs
Common name: Leishmania

15

Cytauxzoan felis
(Apicomplexans)

Host: Cats
Location of adult: Within RBCs
Common name: -

16

Hepatozoan canis
(Apicomplexans)

Host: Dogs
Location of adult: Gamonts in WBCs, Schizonts in spleen, bone marrow and liver
Common name: -

17

Tritrichomonas foetus
(Apicomplexans)

Host: Cattle
Location of adult: Prepuce in bulls, cervix, uterus and vagina in cows
Common name: Trichomonas

18

Giardia assemblage E
(Flagellates)

Host: Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Pigs
Location of adult: Small intestine
Common name: Giardia

19

Eimeria leuckarti
(Ciliates)

Host: Horses
Location of adult: Small intestine
Common name: Coccidia