Flashcards in Week Three: Chapters 6, 7, 8 Deck (11):
In the subclass monogenea, who do these usually parasitize?
Fish, amphibians, and reptiles
In the subclass digenea, who do these usually parasitize?
Wild and domestic animals and humans
What do flukes look like?
Unsegmented, leaf life
The mouth of a fluke is surrouneded by a muscular oral sucker called...
What do flukes not have that most parasites have?
Anus, they regurgitate contents back into the tissues or organs they infect
Are flukes are _____ except for the blood fluke, schistosomes.
What do operculated eggs look like on a fluke?
Oval, door on one side
What are is the phylum, class, sublclass of flukes?
Host, location of adult, intermediate host, transmission route, common name
Location of adult: Bile ducts
Intermediate host: (first) Land snail, (second) lizard
Transmission route: Ingestion of infected lizard
Common name: Lizard poisoning fluke of cats
What are some clinical signs of Platynosomum fastosum?
Diarrhea, vomiting, icterus, death from obstruction of bile duct