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

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