Chapter 14 - Self-Evaluation and Chapter Confidence

Protozoan parasites are

Plasmodium falciparum

Which is true of parasitic infections?

Sexual reproduction in protozoans involves all the following except

The body of a worm is covered by a

Nematodes are

Trematodes are

The severity of a helminth infection is directly related to

The organism that causes malaria is transmitted by

The intermediate host for Plasmodium species is

Merozoites of Plasmodium are found in

Sleeping sickness is characterized by all of the following events except

Enterobius vermicularis is a

Which is not true of Ascaris lumbricoides parasites?

Cercariae, metacercaria, and miracidia, are stages in the life cycle of

Which one of the following is not a protozoan?

What do tapeworms eat?

Ringworm is caused by a

Fungal plasma membranes contain

Fungal cell walls contain

The aerial structures seen in fungi are called

Which is correct about superficial mycoses?

All of the following are true about mucocutaneous candidiasis except

Tinea corporis is

The most commonly seen yeast infections are caused by

Answer true or false to the following statement: Parasites can be protozoans or helminths.

Answer true or false to the following statement: Parasitic infections are not a major health problem.

Answer true or false to the following statement: Malaria is an example of a protozoan infection.

Answer true or false to the following statement: Some helminths do not have differentiated organs.

Answer true or false to the following statement: Parasitic helminths (worms) are bilaterally symmetrical animals.

Answer true or false to the following statement: There are only two classes of helminth that infect humans: nematodes (roundworms) and cestodes.

Answer true or false to the following statement: Some parasites have a life cycle that involves a single host, whereas others use more than one host.

Answer true or false to the following statement: Pathogenic mechanisms for both protozoan and helminthic infections vary and depend on the specific parasite.

Which is not a characteristic or part of a nematode?

Which of the following is the infective form of Plasmodium?

Which of the following is the infective form of Trichomonas?

Which of the following is the infective form of Entamoeba?

Which of the following is the infective form of Ascaris?