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tick transmission, malaria like manifestation, "maltese cross" seen in RBCs
Babesia microti
water contaminated with infected animal feces, self-limiting diarrhea, but life threatening in AIDS patients
Cryptosporidium parvum
anchovy paste aspirate from abcess of the liver
Entamoeba histolytica
amebic dysentery, trophozoites with ingested RBCs, flask shaped ulcers in the colon
Entamoeba histolytica
protozoa of the small intestine, flatulance and diarrhea with steatorrhea
Giardia lamblia
heart shaped trophozoite with two nuclei, four pairs of flagella, and a large sucking disk
Giardia lamblia
flagellated amoeba, meningoencephalitis and death within a week of swimming in contaminated freshwater ponds
Naegleria fowleri
Blackwater fever, malaria, thrombosis and ischemia with hemolysis
Plasmodium falciparum
crescent shaped parasite,transmitted by mosquito,infects RBCs and hepatocytes, cyclic fever,headache,anemia
Plasmodium spp.
ring enhancing mass in AIDS pateint, acquired from consuming undercooked meat
Toxoplasma gondii
can be infected by cat feces in litter boxes, fetal transmission leading to stillbirth and brain calcifications
Toxoplasma gondii
vaginitis with profuse frothy discharge and strawberry mucosa
Trichomonas vaginalis
pear-shaped, flagellated trophozoites, alkaline vaginal pH, sexually transmitted
Trichomonas vaginalis
African sleeping sickness
Trypanosoma brucei
reduviid bug, chagas disease, invasion of myocardium
Trypanosoma cruzi