5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a a blood disease characterized by an abnormally small number of platelets in the blood
- b pale or white grain, a glassy translucent material that occurs in hyaline cartilage or in certain skin conditions
- c head of an adult tapeworm; can contain suckers or hooks
- d watery diarrhea without blood.
- e an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- specimens are obtained by endoscopic intubation or by the use of the enteric capsule or string test (Entero-Test).
- inhibits the growth of an organism (minimum inhibitory concentration).
- abnormally low level of potassium in the circulating blood leading to weakness and heart abnormalities
- Uses 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.
- fungal infection of a nail
5 True/False Questions
gametogony → asexually reproductive process of apicomplexa. After infecting a host cell, a trophozoite increases in size while repeatedly replicating its nucleus and other organelles.
Cyst → a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
chitin → a tough semitransparent horny substance
intestinal fluke → watery diarrhea without blood.
neutropenia → loss of hair (especially on the head) or loss of wool or feathers