Micro Lab Exam 2

40 Questions | Total Attempts: 30

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Disease Quizzes & Trivia

Micro lab questions


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  • 1. 
    An organism feeding on live organic material such as another organism.
  • 2. 
    These cause malaria and are found in the RBC.
  • 3. 
    Reduiid bug, chasas disease, irregular heartbeat, cardiac failure and GI problems
  • 4. 
    Causes lymes disease, is a spirochete
  • 5. 
    The parasitic agent that causes malaria.  Use 100x to view
  • 6. 
    This stage of the malaria cycle of Plasmodium vivax circulate to the liver and infect the liver cells.
  • 7. 
    This stage of the malaria cycle of Plasmodium vivax rupture the liver cells infect the red blood cells causing jaundice.
  • 8. 
    This stage of the malaria cycle of Plasmodium vivax feeds and comes from merozoites
  • 9. 
    These are sex cells, the female Anopheles mosquito picks these up when she feeds from the primary host
  • 10. 
    When the disease causes fever and chills what is occuring in the life cycle of Plasmodium vivax?
  • 11. 
    What specific mosquito is the vector for Plasmodium vivax?
  • 12. 
    This is found when Reduviid bugs that live in cracked walls of mud and adobe houses bite humans during the night and then defecate on the site thus transmitting what pathogen?
  • 13. 
    What disease does Tryptanosoma cruzi cause?
  • 14. 
    What are some symptoms of this disease?
  • 15. 
    This is a spirochete that causes lyme disease.
  • 16. 
    What is the vector for Lyme disease
  • 17. 
    What is the initial sign of the infection that may be seen on the skin?
  • 18. 
    What symptoms appear later?
  • 19. 
    These are short leaf shaped, bilaterally symmetrical, uses a sucker for attackment and it sucks nutrients from its host
  • 20. 
    This type of fluke is one of three species that cause the disease called Schistosomiasis. 
  • 21. 
    Although Schistosoma mansoni look cylindrical they are still placed in the Fluke group as they have a flattened leaf like stage called the _____ that is able to penetrate the skin and invade the blood stream
  • 22. 
    The male schistosoma mansoni has a longitudinal ____ where the female resides for fertilization of her eggs
  • 23. 
    Where in the human body do the adult schistosoma mansoni reside right before they become adults?
  • 24. 
    Where in the human body do the adult schistosoma mansoni reside when they become adults?
  • 25. 
    When the fertilized eggs are released from the female they travel through the intestines and are released with feces.  They develope into miaracidia when they enter what environment?
  • 26. 
    How does man initially become infected? ____ burrows thru ____
  • 27. 
    What hosts do the miracidia enter when they reach water? Asexual reproduction
  • 28. 
    This is a rare human pathogen, but is an important parasite in sheep.  This mircroorganism after being ingested from drinking contaminated water or aquatic plants finds its way to the liver where the movement of the flukes thru the liver is very damaging.
  • 29. 
    Fasciola hepatica has both male and female parts; therefore it is
  • 30. 
    These are nematodes, cylindrical bodies, non hermaphroditic, have complete digestive tracts
  • 31. 
    This is the most common roundworm parasite in the US.  An estimated 30% of children and 16% of adults have had this disease called a pinworm infection at one time in their lives.
  • 32. 
    The tail of Enterobius vermicularis is called the
  • 33. 
    Name another important part of the Enterobius vermicularis
  • 34. 
    What is the pin on the female used for?
  • 35. 
    What is the source of the pinworm in our environment?
  • 36. 
    Where does the pinworm become an adult?
  • 37. 
    Why is the whole family treated for pinworms when one person in the family has it?
  • 38. 
    This is one of two known types of hookworm parasites.  This worm attaches to the walls of the intestine where they suck blood from the tissues causing anemia and malnutrition.
  • 39. 
    Necator americanus uses this for attachment
  • 40. 
    These are found at the ends of the male Necator americanus