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5 Matching questions

  1. Olecranon bursitis
  2. urease
  3. pruritus
  4. alopecia
  5. tinea cruris
  1. a groin, fungal infection of the groin (most common in men)
  2. b an intense itching sensation that can have various causes (as by allergies or infection or lymphoma or jaundice etc.)
  3. c results from the bursa surrounding the elbow, and infection is started by trauma to the area. Symptoms don't start for weeks and can cause hardening of the bursa, tenderness, and erythema.
  4. d loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers
  5. e an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea into carbon dioxide and ammonia

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Red cells are lysed before staining, and only the white blood cells, platelets, and parasites (if present) are visible. Allow a larger amount of blood to be examined increasing the possibility of detecting light infections. Increased distortion of the parasites makes species identification difficult.
  2. tadpole-shaped parasitic larva of a trematode worm
  3. presence of a fungal growth in the blood stream
  4. The segmented main body part of the adult tapeworm.
  5. asexual reproduction by multiple fission

5 True/False questions

  1. dematiaceousUses laboratory-raised arthropod vectors to detect low levels of parasites in infected individuals. Uninfected arthropod feeds on an individual suspected of having the disease and is then dissected and examined microscopically for evidence of the parasite.


  2. adenocarcinomamalignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium


  3. Fungistatic activityinhibits the growth of an organism (minimum inhibitory concentration).


  4. ascophoresaccumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity


  5. trophozoitesthe active, motile feeding stage of a sporozoan parasite.


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