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

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