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What are Protozoa?

Unicellular organisms?

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Where are organisms found?

In different organs within the body

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Can you see Protozoa?

Only with a microscope

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What is isospora?

Coccidia

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What will you look for when looking for isospora?

Oocyst

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What does isospora cause?

Diarrhea in puppies

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How do you diagnose isospora?

Oocyst in feces

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How do you control isospora?

Treat infected and Impala and remove feces

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What is eimeria?

Coccidia

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What will you see when looking for eimeria?

Oocyte

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What does eimeria cause?

Diarrhea

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How do you diagnose eimeria?

Oocyst in feces

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How do you control eimeria?

Treat infected animals

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What is the prepatent period for eimeria?

12-18 days

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What is the prepatent period for isospora?

1 week

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What does giardia cause?

Giardiasis

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What form of giardia will be found in the intestine?

Motile feeding form

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Where is the giardia cyst found?

Fences

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What does giardia cause? Symptom

Diarrhea

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How can you diagnose giardia?

Fecal direct with iodine

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How is giardia transmitted?

Ingestion of contaminated feed or water

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How is giardia treated?

Metronidazole

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What are five human symptoms of giardiasis?

Nausea vomiting diarrhea abdominal pain bloating

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What are two animal symptoms of giardiasis?

Diarrhea and wt loss

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What is the incubation period of giardiasis?

3-35 days

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Where does gia occurr the most?

Most common undeveloped countries

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What percent of petiole have giardiasis?

1-30%

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How is giardiasis transmitted?

Ingestion of cysts from humans or animals

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How is giardiasis diagnosed? 2

Microscopic examination of fences for cyst, fec antigen test

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How is giardia treated?

Antoparasitics