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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...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 2138   |  Last updated: Feb 8, 2019
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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?

Questions on medical parasitology and popular parasites among man.

Questions: 24  |  Attempts: 604   |  Last updated: Oct 24, 2017
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    This egg corresponds to which of the following?

Quiz covering most of the topics for test 1. Some of the questions have more than one correct answer.

Questions: 31  |  Attempts: 284   |  Last updated: Jan 9, 2017
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      You find these worms on the fecal of an 8 week old puppy. Which de-wormer should you use to treat him?


Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 208   |  Last updated: Feb 19, 2013
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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?



Questions: 3  |  Attempts: 175   |  Last updated: Aug 9, 2018
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    What parasite is this?




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What is his likely diagnosis? 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...
1. Cryptosporidium ParvumCryptosporidium in an immunocompetent host causes self-limiting diarrhea, which means it will clear up on its own. However, this pt is immunocompromised, which allows for the most severe symptoms.
What is his likely diagnosis? 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...
Cryptosporidium ParvumCryptosporidium in an immunocompetent host causes self-limiting diarrhea, which means it will clear up on its own. However, this pt is immunocompromised, which allows for the most severe symptoms.
What is the most likely diagnosis given the symptoms and history? A 24-year-old male pt presents to your office with a fever, headache, and lethargy. He has recently returned from a medical...
1. Sleeping SicknessSleeping sickness is caused by the Tsetse fly which had large impacts on African villages. It presents with the symptoms above, but can also include a more drastic behavioral change and coma. It is diagnosed with a microscopic e
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