Protozoan Diseases Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which disinfection technique is the most effective at killing Cryptosporidium oocysts?

Question 2 2. Which of the follow statements about Entamoeba is FALSE?

Question 3 3. Which life cycle stage is found inside the salivary glands of mosquitoes?

Question 4 4. Which drug is capable of killing Plasmodium inside the red blood cells?

Question 5 5. Trypanosoma can be found in which of the following tissues?

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Question 6 6. Why are cats considered the definitive host of T. gondii?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements about African Sleeping Sickness is TRUE?

Question 8 8. Which of the following sets of symptoms are the hallmark of malarial infection?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is the dormant stage of Giardia lamblia?

Question 10 10. Some cases of malaria require treatment by atovaquone and proguanil because

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Question 11 11. Why is the human host unable to mount an effective immune response against Trypanosoma?

Question 12 12. In most cases of Giardia, which of the following is the most common treatment option?

Question 13 13. The Entamoeba lifecycle has two stages. The following is an image of which stage?

Question 14 14. Most men infected with Trichomonas experience which of the following symptoms?

Question 15 15. The symptoms of malaria in humans are a result of

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is TRUE of a T. gondii' infection?

Question 17 17. A reservoir host is

Question 18 18. Cryptosporidium is responsible for _____.

Question 19 19. Generally, diagnosis of uncomplicated Trichomonas infections only requires:

Question 20 20. Trypanosoma is spread by

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Question 21 21. Which vacation destination would be most risky to contract Entamoeba histolytica from consuming street food, and why?

Question 22 22. If you are concerned that Trichomonas might have contaminated your hotel bathroom, what should you do and why?

Question 23 23. Prevention of Giardia is best accomplished by

Question 24 24. Which method is the best for removing oocysts from municipal water treatment plants?

Question 25 25. Which statement is TRUE regarding Cryptosporidium in AIDS and chemotherapy patients?

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Question 26 26. Compare the difference between the tachyzoite and bradyzoite stage of development in T. gondii.'

Question 27 27. Put the three stages of Entamoeba histolytica disease in order from least to most severe.

Question 28 28. Besides pregnant women, who is at highest risk for developing severe symptoms from T. gondii?

Question 29 29. The life cycle of Plasmodium requires

Question 30 30. Which staining technique makes Cryptosporidium oocysts easier to identify in feces?

Protozoan Diseases Chapter Exam Instructions

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