Parasitology MCQ

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Parasitology MCQ

Welcome to the Parasitology Multiple Choice Questions test. You have 30 minutes to answer 30 questions.

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Which of the following is the most important feature in differentiating cysts of Entamoeba histolytica from E. dispar?

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Which stage of Trichuris trichiura is infective for humans?

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Hematuria is a typical sign of human infection caused by:

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Necator americanus rhabditiform larvae can be differentiated from Strongyloides stercoralis rhabditiform larvae by:

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Ova recovered from the stool are routinely used to diagnose infections caused by all of the following except?

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Which of the following is a mercury containing fixative used to preserve parasites in stool specimens?

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Which of the following parasites have migration through the lungs as part of their lifecycle?

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Migration of larva through the skin can sometimes produce allergic reactions called larva migrans; this is associated with ?

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The best direct diagnosis of Echinococcus granulosus infection in humans is made by identification of:

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The disease most commonly associated with Acanthamoeba sp. is:

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In an examination of stained blood films, Babesia spp. are likely to resemble:

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Which stage of Taenia saginata is usually infective for humans?

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An Entamoeba histolytica trophozoite has the following characteristics:

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Cysts of Giardia lamblia _______________ .

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Where is the Oocysts, the infective stage of Toxoplasma gondii found?

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Which of the following is typical in cysts of lodamoeba butschlii?

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The only known human tapeworm with an operculum is:

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Which species of Plasmodium can have exoerythrocytic stages capable of causing relapses months or years after initial infection?

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You find an E. coli cyst on a wet mount of a fresh stool specimen. What should be done next?

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Examination of a fecal smear following acid-fast stain reveals round acid-fast positive structures 8-10 um in diameter. It is suspected to be:

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Which of the following intestinal flagellate has cysts as the infective stage?

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Enterobius vermicularis infection is usually diagnosed by finding:

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