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

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