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MCB-Protozoans

PBSCMCB-Protozoans

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The vector of Chaga's Disease. Kissing Bug
How is Giardiasis transmitted? Fecal/oral contamination cycle
Name all 3 phyla for the protozoans we are studying. Sarcomastigophora; Ciliophora, Sporozoans
This causative agent is a Sporozoan whose primary reservoir is in felines. Toxoplasma gondii
The only non-pathogenic protozoan we have studied in this chapter. Entamoeba coli
The active/feeding stage in the life cycle of a protozoan. Trophozoite
Where does the sexual portion of the malarial parasite's life cycle occur? Mosquito
What genus of protozoan causes Malaria? Plasmodium
The vector of Leishmania tropica. Sand Fly
What is the vector for Trypanosoma brucei? Tse-Tse Fly
The causative agent of Chaga's Disease. Trypanosoma cruzi
Where does the asexual portion of the malarial parasite's life cycle occur? The human
This Mastigophoran causes vaginitis and is the 2nd most prevalent STD in the US. Trichomonas vaginalis
What is the method of locomotion of the Sporozoans (Apicomplexans)? Non-motile
Name the method of locomotion of the Mastigophorans. Flagella
Name the method of locomotion of the Sarcodines. Psueodopods (amoeboid movement)
Name the method of locomotion of the Ciliophora. Cilia
Unclean water supply in Wisconsin allowed this Sporozoan to flourish. Cryptosporidium
What causes Oriental Sore? Leishmania tropica
The Ciliophoran which is zoonotic in pigs. Balantidium coli
The causative agent of diarrhea, abdominal pain and is a Mastigophoran. Giardia lamblia
The Sarcodine which causes amoebic dysentary. Entamoeba histolytica
The resting stage in the life cycle of a protozoan. Cyst
The causative agent of African Sleeping Sickness. Trypanosoma brucei