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Ch 10: Protozoan Diseases: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Protozoan Diseases chapter of this College Microbiology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about protozoan diseases. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the information about protozoan diseases required in a typical college microbiology course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other microbiology work.
  • Identify the protozoan diseases concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our college microbiology tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about protozoan diseases and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the types, causes, transmission methods, symptoms, prevention and treatment of protozoan diseases or any other related topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their biology learning
  • Prefer learning biology visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their protozoan diseases unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in microbiology
  • Don't have access to their biology teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about protozoan diseases simple and fun.
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  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live microbiology tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn protozoan diseases on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the causes and symptoms of toxoplasmosis.
  • Describe the symptoms of giardia and explain how it is transmitted.
  • Learn the causes and symptoms of malaria and discuss how it is transmitted.
  • Discuss the treatment and prevention of malaria.
  • Become familiar with the causes and symptoms of amoebic dysentery.
  • Understand how sleeping sickness is transmitted and describe its symptoms.
  • Learn the causes and symptoms of cryptosporidiosis.
  • Describe the symptoms, causes and treatment of trichomoniasis.

8 Lessons in Chapter 10: Protozoan Diseases: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Toxoplasmosis: Definition, Causes & Symptoms

1. Toxoplasmosis: Definition, Causes & Symptoms

Would you believe that 30-60% of people on the planet have been infected by a parasite and most never even know it? In this lesson, we will examine the disease toxoplasmosis and its causative agent, Toxoplasma gondii.

What is Giardia? - Causes, Transmission & Symptoms

2. What is Giardia? - Causes, Transmission & Symptoms

The anaerobic parasite Giardia lamblia is one of the most common intestinal protozoans in the United States. In this lesson, we examine the major characteristics of Giardia and discuss treatment and prevention options.

What is Malaria? - Causes, Transmission & Symptoms

3. What is Malaria? - Causes, Transmission & Symptoms

Malaria is a devastating disease that impacts millions of people worldwide every year. In this lesson, we will explore the organism that causes malaria and the disease itself.

Malaria: Prevention and Treatment

4. Malaria: Prevention and Treatment

In this lesson examining malaria, we will look at the impact of the disease in the U.S. and the major methods of preventing the disease. We will also discuss how to correctly treat patients stricken by malaria.

Entamoeba Histolytica & Amoebic Dysentery: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

5. Entamoeba Histolytica & Amoebic Dysentery: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Every science class starting in middle school, examines the Amoeba. In this lesson, we will dig into the world of one potentially deadly amoeba, Entamoeba histolytica, and the diseases it can cause. You probably didn't learn about this in Intro Bio!

What is Sleeping Sickness? - Causes, Transmission & Symptoms

6. What is Sleeping Sickness? - Causes, Transmission & Symptoms

African sleeping sickness is a devastating disease in equatorial Africa, which is spread through the bite of the tsetse fly. In this lesson, we will look at the causative agent, Trypanosoma, and the major characteristics of the disease.

Cryptosporidiosis: Causes & Symptoms

7. Cryptosporidiosis: Causes & Symptoms

Cryptosporidium is a protozoan parasite that can cause serious gastrointestinal distress. In this lesson, we will investigate the general characteristics of Crypto and what symptoms to expect if you are ever infected.

Trichomoniasis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

8. Trichomoniasis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Protozoa don't often cause sexually transmitted diseases. One exception is Trichomonas vaginalis. In this lesson we will investigate the major characteristics of this unique parasite.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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