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What are the heart and muscle parasite
Taenia solium
Trichinella spiralis
Trypanosoma cruzi
Trypansoma cruzi is the cause of what disease
American trypanosomiasis or CHAGAS disease
What is the vector of Trypanosome cruzi
kissing bugs
Trypanosome Cruzi cause
Cardiomyopathy
How is T.cruzi transmitted
through blood transfussion, bone marrow transplants, organ transplant
Can T.cruzi infect fetus and how
can infect fetus through placenta
How does the host cell control the infection of T.cruzi invasion?
produce Nitric oxide (NO) and with the aid of CD8+Tcells
What is the name associate with the swelling of the eyes when T.cruzi are introduced into the body via the mucous membrane by rubbing them into the eyes areas?
Ramono sign
What is the drug of choice use to treat Trypanosome Cruzi
NIFURTIMOX
BENZNIDAZOLE
What is the infective form of T.cruzi
metacyclic trypomastigotes
Where does the larvae of the Trichnelli spiralis encyst?
the striatic muscle
Massive infection of Trichinella spiralis may cause
enteritis
What are the symptom and sign that diagnose trichinella spiralis
weakness in muscles
splinter hemorrhages under fingernail
periorbital edema
history of ingestin graw pork meat
---- periorbital edema, fever, myositis, and
eosinophilia
What other condition may be confused with Trichinella spiralis symptoms?
food poisoning
How do Trichinella spiralis diagnose
muscle biopsy
serologic test
What are the heart and muscle parasite
Taenia solium
Trichinella spiralis
Trypanosoma cruzi
Trypansoma cruzi is the cause of what disease
American trypanosomiasis or CHAGAS disease
What is the vector of Trypanosome cruzi
kissing bugs
Trypanosome Cruzi cause
Cardiomyopathy
How is T.cruzi transmitted
through blood transfussion, bone marrow transplants, organ transplant
Can T.cruzi infect fetus and how
can infect fetus through placenta
How does the host cell control the infection of T.cruzi invasion?
produce Nitric oxide (NO) and with the aid of CD8+Tcells
What is the name associate with the swelling of the eyes when T.cruzi are introduced into the body via the mucous membrane by rubbing them into the eyes areas?
Ramono sign
What is the drug of choice use to treat Trypanosome Cruzi
NIFURTIMOX
BENZNIDAZOLE
What is the infective form of T.cruzi
metacyclic trypomastigotes
Where does the larvae of the Trichnelli spiralis encyst?
the striatic muscle
Massive infection of Trichinella spiralis may cause
enteritis
What are the symptom and sign that diagnose trichinella spiralis
weakness in muscles
splinter hemorrhages under fingernail
periorbital edema
history of ingestin graw pork meat
---- periorbital edema, fever, myositis, and
eosinophilia
What other condition may be confused with Trichinella spiralis symptoms?
food poisoning
How do Trichinella spiralis diagnose
muscle biopsy
serologic test
What are the drug treament for Trichella spiralis
prednisone
aspirin
Drug treatment for Taeni Solium?
Niclosamide
Praziquantel
What disease cause by the larvae stage of T.solim
Cysticercosis