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5 Matching questions

  1. lung fluke
  2. trophozoites
  3. proglottids
  4. indolent
  5. ascophores
  1. a the active, motile feeding stage of a sporozoan parasite.
  2. b P. westermani causes fever, cough, and increased sputum and can destroy lung tissue. It can spread to the brain and spinal cord causing severe neurologic disease.
  3. c a spore contained in an ascus or that was produced inside an ascus. This kind of spore is specific to fungi classified as ascomycetes (Ascomycota).
  4. d of tumors EX. slow to heal or develop and usually painless; "an indolent ulcer"; "leprosy is an indolent infectious disease"
  5. e One of the segments of a tapeworm, containing both male and female reproductive organs.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. snail fever, an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma
  2. a molecule that is a polysaccharide of glucose monomers linked by bonds; cellulose, glycogen and starch are examples
  3. fungal infection of the face and neck
  4. is the free swimming, ciliated larva which emerges from the trematode egg and swims about in search for the first intermediate host (eg. snail)
  5. presence of a fungal growth in the blood stream

5 True/False questions

  1. Anthrophilicinfect humans, transmitted human to human. Lead to chronic infections that are difficult to cure


  2. Geophilicsensures penetration and concentration into fatty tissues and purulent exudates, penetrates poorly into the central nervous system


  3. Animal inoculationwatery diarrhea without blood.


  4. enterocolitisinflammation and cracking of the skin of the lips


  5. Urogenital Specimensfungal infection of the feet


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