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One of two drugs used against dermatophytes
Full name of a gram positive bacillus?
A liposomal IV drug used against Cryptococcus neoformans
What does rifampicin inhibit?
Full name of normal nose flora
Microorganisms which reside for a short time in a particular site (no damage)
Both drugs used against Plasmodium vivax
Dramatic end symptom of Bancroftian filariasis
Name one of eight common protozoa
The species name of one of three yeast-like fungi (genus is candida)
One of 4 possible outcomes of virus infection of a cell
What is implanted into the mosquito's gut wall?
Organisms coming from other humans, animals, food, etc
Aminosugar only found in bacterial cell walls?
What is the name of dog tapeworm disease?
Antihelminthic medication effective against flatworms
Name a type of beta-lactam antibiotic
Name one of eight common protozoa
Epidermophyton floccosum infects the feet and...?
One of four species of plasmodium protozoa?
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Which family of helminth is always hermaphroditic?
Commonest cause of UTI, but normal for bowel
Which opportunistic bacteria invade the CNS during AIDS and cause meningitis?
What is the shape of a yeast's body?
One of 4 possible outcomes of virus infection of a cell
Would you like an extra mark to cheer you up?
What classification of fungus is Aspergillus fumigatus
Brain disease caused by toxoplasmosis
A filarial worm that circulates in the skin and eye?
Possible second drug used against Plasmodium falciparum?
Important vector of Leishmania
Which medication kills protoscolices, e.g. in Hydatid disease?
Which drug is used to treat leishmaniasis?
Possible second drug used against Plasmodium falciparum?
Definitive host of toxoplasma gondii
Bacteria should not be found in the blood or the...?
Full name of a gram negative bacillus?
Zygotes inside a mosquito develop into what?
Common name for cestodes?
Rifampicin is an example of which type of protein synthesis inhibitor?
Name one of 2 types of antibiotic that target nucleotide synthesis
Strict anaerobes are killed in the presence of...?
Full name of a gram negative bacillus?
Can invade/ damage when immunity compromised
In giardiasis, trophozoites attach to the mucosa of which organ?
One of three ways of classifying the clinical presentations of leishmaniasis
Name one of three species of Schistosoma
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The species name of one of three yeast-like fungi (genus is candida)
Phylum of malaria?
Digestive tube of trematodes ends in...?
Name a type of glycopeptide antibiotic
One of the four principal targets of antibiotics?
Full name of a gram negative diplococcus?
The species name of one of three yeast-like fungi (genus is candida)
Which food may contain Taenia saginatum?
Name one of eight common protozoa
What is the technical name for river blindness?
What type of animal is also affected by African Trypanosomiasis?
What is the vector for river blindness?
Name one of eight common protozoa
Full name of a gram negative bacillus?
Vector for African Trypanosomiasis?
Clarithromycin is an example of which type of protein synthesis inhibitor?
Medication against Enterobius/ thread/ pinworm?
What is the sex of nematodes?
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Name one of eight common protozoa
Name one of three species of Schistosoma
Term for organisms from patient's own flora
Name one of eight common protozoa
One of 4 possible outcomes of virus infection of a cell
Vector for Latin American Trypanosomiasis?
Full name of a gram positive bacillus?
Full name of a gram negative bacillus?
Overgrowth of C. albicans in mouth causes which disease?
Ciprofloxaxin is an example of which type of DNA gyrase inhibitor?
Which part of the body does Microsporum canis infect?
Trichophyton rubrum infects the same sites as E. floccosum, and also...?
Name one of eight common protozoa
Common name for nematodes?
Class of malaria?
What does chloramphenicol inhibit?
How many years do symptoms persist for in the common Western type of hookworm?
'Most important feature of an antibiotic'
Technique of administering medicine to prevent the patient from contracting malaria?
A non-vegetative form of gram positive bacteria
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
A filarial worm which lives subcutaneously as an adult and in the blood as microfilariae
Word used to describe resident, normally harmless or beneficial bacteria
The name of the stinger that mosquitoes have?
Possible shape of virus capsid? (adj)
One of the four principal targets of antibiotics?
A filarial worm found in the tropics, lives in the lymphatic system
What type of fungus can exist in two forms? E.g. Histoplasma capsulatum
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Which helminth (full name) causes dog tapeworm?
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Initial drug used against Plasmodium falciparum
Name one of three species of Schistosoma
Common name for trematodes?
Full name of a gram positive coccus that comes in chains?
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
One of two drugs used against dermatophytes
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Full name of a gram positive coccus that comes in bunches?
How many years do symptoms persist for in the common North Asia, etc, type of hookworm?
One of four species of plasmodium protozoa?
Mosquitoes ingest RBCs containing what?
More common name for African Trypanosomiasis?
Full name of hookworm species most commonly found in the West?
Full name of hookworm species most commonly found in North Asia, South America, the Med?
A mass of tissue, e.g. mushroom, is referred to as a...
An oral drug used against yeast-like fungi
One of the four principal targets of antibiotics?
Possible shape of virus capsid? (adj)
A filarial worm found in E & SE Asia, lives in the lymphatic system
Which food may contain Taenia solium?
One of four species of plasmodium protozoa?
One of the four principal targets of antibiotics?
What removes crystal violet from the thin gram negative cell wall?
Shape of nematodes? (adj)
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
One of three ways of classifying the clinical presentations of leishmaniasis
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
Name a type of beta-lactam antibiotic
Drug against river blindness
Doxycycline is an example of which type of protein synthesis inhibitor?
One of four species of plasmodium protozoa?
Full name of a gram positive coccus that comes in pairs?
One (often fatal) of three ways of classifying the clinical presentations of leishmaniasis
Possible second drug used against Plasmodium falciparum?
Name one of eight common protozoa
Enzymes that link aminosugars to the existing cell wall?
Gentamicin is an example of which type of protein synthesis inhibitor?
Name one of 2 types of antibiotic that target nucleotide synthesis
How many schistosoma eggs are deposited per day?
Treatment against Bancroftian filariasis
Which opportunistic bacteria invade the lungs during leukaemia?
Name the genus of one of eleven common helminths
One of 4 possible outcomes of virus infection of a cell
African Trypanosomiasis: death takes hours, days, weeks, years or decades?
How long after being infected with schistosomiasis does egg deposition occur?
Which organ do sporozoites travel to?

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