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  1. 2 main factors for resistance to Plasmodium
  2. Life cycle of plasmodium in mosquito
  3. John went backpacking in Asia and South America 8 years ago, and now he has malaria? How?
  4. Forms of plasmodium that are a zoonosis
  5. Schüffner's dots can be found where
  1. a 1. Duffy Blood group in west africans protects against p. vivax 2. Sickle cell trait - the heterozygous individuals. Selected for in African ancestries.
  2. b in P. vivax and P. ovale.
  3. c P. malariae
  4. d After the ring stage trophozoites comes out of liver and produces all the gametocytes, the mosquito bites and ingests the gametocytes from the blood. 1. Macrogamete and microgamete form zygote 2. Ookinete develops and crosses midgut epithelium 3 Ookinete to oocyst 4. Oocyst gives rise to sporozoites via sporogony and the sporozoites go to salivary gland to be injected into host.
  5. e P. vivax can relapse after up to 8 years, fight it or treat it. Hypnozoite stage in liver is dormant stage.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Quartan malaria w/ 72 hr recurring fevers. 7% of cases. ZOONOSIS only in monkeys. Invades old RBCs. Doesn't go dormant, but can exist at really small levels up to 53 years.
  2. P. falciparum
  3. P. falciparum
  4. 72 hr recurring fevers
  5. Found in plasmodium apicomplexans. A pigment they produce as a result of hemoglobin breakdown.

5 True/False questions

  1. How does plasmodium replicate in mosquito?After the ring stage trophozoites comes out of liver and produces all the gametocytes, the mosquito bites and ingests the gametocytes from the blood. 1. Macrogamete and microgamete form zygote 2. Ookinete develops and crosses midgut epithelium 3 Ookinete to oocyst 4. Oocyst gives rise to sporozoites via sporogony and the sporozoites go to salivary gland to be injected into host.

          

  2. Why do Duffy antigens not help against P. falciparum?Killing vector or preventing vector contact - insecticides, larvicides, bed nets

          

  3. Discuss P. ovaleQuartan malaria w/ 72 hr recurring fevers. 7% of cases. ZOONOSIS only in monkeys. Invades old RBCs. Doesn't go dormant, but can exist at really small levels up to 53 years.

          

  4. Where do you find plasmodium?Where you find malaria, tropical regions like Africa, South America, Southern Asia

          

  5. How is Plasmodium different from other apicomplexans?asexual schizogony