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Protozoa, algae, cyanobacteria

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Balantidium coli:
Phylum Ciliophora Large cell, ciliated has oval nucleus with contractile vacuoles. Causes Diarrhea.
Phylum Sarcomastigophora: Entamoeba histolytica:
Phylum Sarcomastigophora: causes amoebic dysentery found in intestine.
Phylum Sarcomastigophora: Naegleria fowerlii:
found in warm bodies of water. Causes PAM (100%) fatal.
Phylum Sarcomastigophora: Trypanosoma gambiense
Causes slow onset chronic trypanosomiasis in humans. Most common in central and western Africa, where humans are thought to be the primary reservoir.
Phylum Sarcomastigophora: Giardia lablia
is a flagellated protozoan parasite that colonizes and reproduces in the small intestine, causing giardiasis. Has cysts, double nucleus,
"smiley face" causes diarrhea.
Phylum Sarcomastigophora: Trichomonas vaginalis
Causes inflammation of the mucous membranes of urethra and vagina.
Phylum Sarcomastigophora: Plasmodium falciparum
Intracellular parasite can be seen as small artifacts within the erythrocytes (RBC) causes Malaria
Phylum Chlorophyta (green algae): Chlamydomonas
Motile unicellular alga generally oval in shape
cellulosic Cell wall.
Phylum Chlorophyta (green algae): Spirogyra
Fillamentous.
Phylum Chlorophyta (green algae): Ulothrix
Filamentous
Phylum Chlorophyta (green algae): Volvox
colonial
Phylum Chlorophyta (green algae):
has various marine diatoms
Phylum Pyrrophyta
Dinoflagellates, some species associated with "red tide"
Phylum Phaeophyta (brown algae): sargassum
Filamentous, marine, floating alga called "sea weed"
Phylum Rhodophyta (red algae): corralina
filamentous, marine, attached. calcium carbonate is deposited into its cell walls. these algae make up part of the structure of coral reefs.
Gelideum
Used to make AGAR which is used to thicken jelly.
Kindom: Monera,
Phylum: Cyanobacteria- Anabaena
A streptococcus form
Kindom: Monera,
Phylum: Cyanobacteria- Oscillatoria
A streptobacillus form