Parasitology 3- Naegleria fowleri & Trypanosomes

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Questions:

Q. What diseases are caused by Naegleria fowleri?

Q. How is Naegleria fowleri transmitted?

Q. How is Naegleria fowleri diagnosed?

Q. How do you treat Naegleria fowleri infection?

Q. What diseases are caused by Trypanosomes?

Q. How are trypanosomes transmitted?

Q. How is trypanosome infection diagnosed?

Q. How is trypanosome infection treated?

Answers:

Q. What diseases are caused by Naegleria fowleri?

Rapidly fatal meningeoencephlitis.

Q. How is Naegleria fowleri transmitted?

Swimming in Freshwater laker.

Naegleria fowleri enters via cribriform plate.

Q. How is Naegleria fowleri diagnosed?

Ameobas in CSF.

Q. How do you treat Naegleria fowleri infection?

Amphotericin.

Q. What diseases are caused by Trypanosomes?

African sleeping sickness:

·         Enlarged lymph nodes,

·         Recurring fever (due to antigenic variation),

·         Somnolence,

·         Coma.

Q. How are trypanosomes transmitted?

Tse tse fly.

Q. How is trypanosome infection diagnosed?

Blood smear.

Q. How is trypanosome infection treated?

Suramin for bloodborne disease.

 

Melarsoprol for CNS penetration.

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