Parasitology is the scientific study of the biology of parasites and parasitic diseases which includes the biochemistry, physiology and clinical aspects of parasites. This is a review quiz on Parasitology for biology...
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A 42-year-old pt with AIDS presents to your office with chronic, intractable, debilitating diarrhea. He says it began not long after returning from a camping trip. He admits to drinking water from a stream without using a filter or boiling it. You perform a GSA(Giardia Stool Antigen) test which comes back negative. What is his likely diagnosis?
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African Sleeping Sickness is transmitted by a bite of the tsetse fly.
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A biology graduate student whore cently visited a tropical region of Africa presents with new
visual impairment and the sensation that something is moving in her eye. She tells you that
she is concerned because she had been warned about eye disease transmitted by black flies.
When in Africa, she was in a river area, and despite her best efforts she received a lot of black
fly bites. She also has some sub-cutaneous nodules. If her infection was acquired by black fly
bite, what is the most likely causative agent?