The Intestinal Parasites
Self-Study 085 – Basic Level
Contact Hours (Points): 10
Written by Linda A. Smith, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM
Published 2001. Updated 2014.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION I: AMOEBA
Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba histolytica / E. dispar, Mechanisms of Pathogenicity and Clinical Symptoms, Immunity, Clinical Symptoms, Life Cycle, Diagnosis, Treatment
Entamoeba dispar, Entamoeba coli, Entamoeba hartmanni, Endolimax nana and Iodamoeba butschlii, Blastocystis hominis, Diagnosis, Treatment, Balantidium coli, Diagnosis
SECTION II: FLAGELLATES
Giardia lamblia, At Risk Populations, Clinical Symptoms and Mechanisms of Pathogenicity, Mechanisms of Pathogenicity, Life Cycle, Diagnosis, Treatment, Chilomastix mesnili, Morphologic Characteristics, Dientamoeba fragilis, Clinical Symptoms, Diagnosis
SECTION III: APICOMPLEXA
Pathologic Mechanisms and Clinical Symptoms, Transmission, Diagnosis, Treatment: Cryptosporidium parvum, Isospora belli, Cyclospora cayetanensis
SECTION IV: MICROSPORIDIA
Pathologic Mechanisms and Clinical Symptoms, Transmission, Diagnosis, Treatment
SECTION V: FLUKES
Transmission and Life Cycle, Therapy
Transmission, Mechanisms of Pathogenicity and Clinical Symptoms, Diagnosis, Morphology: Paragonimus westermani, Fasciolopsis buski, Fasciola hepatica, Opisthorchis sinensis, Schistosomes
SECTION VI: TAPEWORMS
Diphyllobothrium latum, Mechanisms of Pathogenicity and Clinical Symptoms, Life Cycle, Diagnosis
Mechanisms of Pathogenicity and Clinical Symptoms, Lifecycle, Diagnosis, Treatment: Taenia sp., Hymenolepis nana, Hymenolepis diminuta, Dipylidium caninum
SECTION VII: ROUNDWORMS
Mechanisms of Pathogenicity and Clinical Symptoms, Transmission and Life Cycle, Diagnosis, Treatment: Enterobius vermicularis , Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, Hookworm, Strongyloides stercoralis