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Protozoa

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Section 1

Question Answer
Giardia lambiaFatty diarrhea, malabsorption, flagella
Entamoeba histolyticaBloody diarrhea, liver abcess, pseudopodia
Cryptosporidium parvumWatery diarrhea, more prominent in immunocompromised
Cyclospora CyatenensisWeeks of diarrhea
Balantidium coliColon ulceration, from pigs, humans, rodents, cilia
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Section 2

Question Answer
Plasmodium sppMaleria, Anopheles mosquito
Toxoplasma GondiiCat shit, neonatal toxoplasmosis
LeishmaniaSandflies, visceral, cutaneous, mucocutaneous
Trypanosoma bruceiAfrican sleeping sickness, elephantiasis,tsetse fly
Trypanosoma cruzeiChagas disease, Reduviis (kissing) bug, south america
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Section 3

Question Answer
Naegleria FowleriAcute meningoencephalopathy
AcanthamoebaEye infection, blindness, contact lenses, dust, swimming
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