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Hemoflagellates

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Round to oval

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C, S, or U shape often seen in stained blood films

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Long and slender

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Long and slightly wider than promastigote form

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One nucleus, usually off center

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One nucleus, located in or near center

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One nucleus, located in posterior end

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One nucleus, located anterior to the kinetoplast

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Kinetoplast present, consisting of dotlike blepharoplast from which emerges a small axoneme; Parabasal body located to the adjacent to the blepharoplast

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Kinetoplast, located in anterior end; Single free flagellum, extending from anterior end

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Kinetoplast, located anterior to the nucleus; Undulating membrane, extending half of body length; Free flagellum, extending from anterior end

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Kinetoplast, located in the posterior end; Undulating membrane, extending entire body length; Free flagellum, extending from anterior end when present

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Found in tissue and muscle; CNS within macrophages

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May be seen in blood sample if collected immediately after transmission into healthy individual or if sample is cultured

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Found in arthropod vector

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Found in peripheral blood

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Umbrella term often used to refer to the blepharoplast and small parabasal body

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What is the morphologic form within the oocyst that consists of a roundish immature sac that contains a small discrete nucleus and granular cytoplasm

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What is the term for a cutaneous form of infection caused by Leishmania mexicana?

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What is the structure that consists of a mature roundish sac containing four sausage-shaped sporozoites?

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What is the term for a common infection with Leishmania tropica?

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What is the name of the infection resulting from Leishmania braziliensis?

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Which Leishmania species causes mucocutaneous leishmaniasis, also known as pian bois?

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What is the common name for the visceral leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania donovani?

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Which type of leishmaniasis is caused by Leishmania mexicana?

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What is another name for the infection caused by Leishmania guyanensis?

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What is another name for the most severe form of visceral leishmaniasis caused by members of the Leishmania donovani complex?

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What is the term for the cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by the infecting agents comprising the Leishmania tropic complex?

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What is the name of the infection resulting from Leishmania guyanensis?

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What is the term for mucocutaneous leishmaniasis in the Peruvian Andes?

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Which term is not related to visceral leishmaniasis?

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Kalu hanassa'nina gi L. brazilliensi?

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Kalåhe gi L. donovani chagasi?

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Kalåhe gi L. donovani donovani?

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Kalåhe gi L. donovani infantum?

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Kalåhe gi L. mexicana?

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Which Leishmania species is found in the New World and the Old World?

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What is the World region where L. mexicana is typically found?

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Which of the following Leishmania species is not exclusively found in the New World?

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What is the common region where L. braziliensis is found?

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Which Leishmania species is exclusively found in the Old World?

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Study Notes

Stages of Oocyst Development

  • Sporoblast: an immature, roundish sac within an oocyst containing a small discrete nucleus and granular cytoplasm
  • Sporocyst: a mature, roundish sac containing four sausage-shaped sporozoites

Leishmaniasis Infections

  • Baghdad boil: a cutaneous form of leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania tropica, characterized by pus-containing ulcers
  • Bay sore: a cutaneous form of infection caused by Leishmania mexicana

This quiz covers the stages of oocyst development, including sporoblast and sporocyst, and types of leishmaniasis infections, such as Baghdad boil and Bay sore. Test your knowledge of parasitology and disease-causing parasites.

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