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

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