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

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