Boards Review: Microbiology (Parasites)

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Boards Review: Microbiology (Parasites)

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the vector for malaria?
  • 2. 
    What organism causes amoebic dysentery?
  • 3. 
    Does beaver fever manifest as bloody diarrhea?
  • 4. 
    What parasite has as its definitive host the cat?
  • 5. 
    Does Trichomonas vaginalis form cysts?
  • 6. 
    What range of vaginal pH is most conducive to infection with Trichomonas vaginalis?
  • 7. 
    Pneumocystis carinii overgrows in what kind of patient?
  • 8. 
    Who is most at risk for serious complications if infected by Toxoplasma gondii?
  • 9. 
    What is the vector for African sleeping sickness?
  • 10. 
    What organism causes African sleeping sickness?
  • 11. 
    What is the common name for Ascaris lumbricoides?
  • 12. 
    What is the common name for Necator americanus?
  • 13. 
    What parasite causes spoon nails, anemia and stunted growth?
  • 14. 
    What parasite can be contracted from pork or bear meat?
  • 15. 
    What do Plasmodium spp. cause?
  • 16. 
    How is filariasis transmitted?
  • 17. 
    What causes elephantitis?
    • A. 

      Taenia spp

    • B. 

      Wuchereria bancrofti

    • C. 

      Brugia malayi

    • D. 

      Schistosoma spp

    • E. 

      B. timori

  • 18. 
    Schistosoma spp are associated with what reservoir?
  • 19. 
    Taenia spp are associated with which animals?
  • 20. 
    What kind of parasite is Taenia spp?
  • 21. 
    Diphyllobothrium latum is what kind of parasite?
  • 22. 
    What kind of parasite is a schistosome?
  • 23. 
    Does Toxoplasma gondii form cysts?
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