Parasitology: Toxoplasma & Giardia Characteristics
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Parasitology: Toxoplasma & Giardia Characteristics

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What is the shape of the trophozoite of Giardia lamblia?

Pear shape

What is the size of the oocyst of Toxoplasma gondii?

10-12 μm

What is the characteristic feature of the cyst of Balantidium coli?

Distinct cell wall

What is the shape of the trophozoite of Trichomonas vaginalis?

<p>Pear shape</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a characteristic of the suborder Anoplura?

<p>Incomplete metamerphosis</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the characteristic feature of the Sheep Ked (Melophagus ovinus)?

<p>It has three main body parts</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the characteristic of the kinetoplast in Trypanosoma brucei and Trypanosoma evansi?

<p>Small and subterminal</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a characteristic of Leishmania spp. amastigotes?

<p>They have no flagellum</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the size range of Trypanosoma cruzi?

<p>16-20 μm</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the characteristic of the oocyst of Cryptosporidium parvum?

<p>It has 4 sporozoites with no sporocysts</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the characteristic of the promastigote form of Leishmania spp.?

<p>It has a free flagellum but no undulating membrane</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the characteristic of the oocyst of Isospora belli?

<p>It has 2 sporocysts with 4 sporozoites each</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the characteristic feature of Moniezia expansa species?

<p>Triangular or pyramidal eggs</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of the faecal sedimentation technique?

<p>To detect trematode eggs</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the role of formalin in the faecal sedimentation procedure?

<p>To preserve the eggs</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the final step in the faecal sedimentation procedure?

<p>Examination of the sediment under a microscope</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the function of ether in the faecal sedimentation procedure?

<p>To separate the eggs from the debris</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the characteristic feature of Moniezia benedeni species?

<p>Cuboidal eggs</p> Signup and view all the answers

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