Parasitic Infections: Remediation Ascaris lumbricoides

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Parasitic Infections: Remediation
1. ____________________ is caused by the round worm Ascaris lumbricoides.
2. ____________________ causes painful passage of watery stool containing mucous and
blood.
3. Entamoeba histolytica causes the disease ___________________________.
4. The most frequently diagnosed intestinal parasite in the United States is
______________.
5. The _____________________ is a parasitic worm that causes infection in the bile duct
and liver.
6. ______________ disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and transmitted
through the bite of a tick.
7. _____________________ is transmitted to humans through mosquitos and causes
infection in the lymphatic system.
8. Guinea worm disease is caused by ________________________.
9. ______________ is a parasitic insect transmitted by person to person contact.
10. The Anopheles mosquitos transmit ___________________ to humans.
11. The parasite Trypanosoma cruzi causes ___________________.
12. _____________________ is caused by an itch mite.
13. Individuals infected with ____________________ often have flu-like symptoms.
14. _____________________ is a very common STD that is easy to cure.
15. A side effect of taking antibiotics is a fungal infection called ____________________.
16. The fungus Trichosporon loubieri causes ________________________.
17. ______________________ is a fungal infection caused by a mold-like parasite.