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similar to plasmodium and toxoplasma
cryptosporidium (from moist areas and water)
lives in alveoli of lungs
pneumocystis carinii
from cat intestines
toxoplasma gondii
swelling/redness (Romana's) and redness at site of entry (Chagas)
trypanosoma (reduviid bugs)
sandfly
leishmania
most common enteric pathogen in the US
giardia lamblia
invades; ingests RBCs; flask-shaped ulcers; colitis
entamoeba histolytica
sporozite enters intestinal epithelium; trophozoite in vacuole; merozoite released to enter other epithelial cells
cryptosporidium
oocyst becomes tachyozoite or tissue cyst
toxoplasma gondii
visceral fever, enlarged liver, spleen, low cell count, darkened skin
leishmania
megaesophagus, megacolon, damages heart, damages CNS
trypanosome
symptoms include diarrhea with bloating and flatus
giardia lamblia
symptoms include collitis and flask-shaped ulcers, liver abscesses
entamoeba histolytica
Immune response = Antibody-mediated
Giardia lamblia
Mass-like lesion in the lung with no fever; pyogranulomatous; inhalation from soil;
blastomyces dermatidis
becomes trophozoite in small intestine but does not invade
giardia lamblia
chronic watery diarrhea; AIDS wasting
cryptosporidium
black eschars overlying nose; risk factors include DM and deferoxamine
mucormycoces
polysaccharide capsule and yeast throuhgout its life
cryptococcus
treatment includes amphotericin and imidazole
histoplasma capsulatum