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Past Exam for ENT 156 - Bio Of Paras at UC Davis (UCD)

Exam Information

Material Type:Exam
Professor:Staff
Class:ENT 156 - Bio Of Paras
Subject:Entomology
University:University of California - Davis
Term:--
Keywords:
  • Ascaris Suum
  • Toxocara Canis
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Corticosteroids
  • Peritonitis
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Irritability
  • Complications
  • Toxocara Cati
  • Particularly
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1 ENT 156 Topic 5: Ascaridoid Nematodes as Agents of Human Diseases 1.Ascariasis 2.Visceral Larva Migrans 3.Anisakiasis Secernentea, Order Ascaridida Superfamily Ascaridoidea Ascaridoid Nematodes .Ascaridoidea - a superfamily with >50 genera that are parasites of vertebrates .Superfamily has tremendous diversity in hosts and life histories .Includes parasites of mammals, birds, fishes, reptiles, and amphibians En face view showing 3 lips (a defining characteristic) A Phylogenetic Hypothesis for Ascaridoid Nematodes Based on Sequence Data 2 Ascariasis .Disease agent - Ascaris lumbricoides .>1billion humans infected worldwide .Prevalence of human infection -Africa and Asia ~40% (530 million infected in China). Some areas of Africa 95% -Central America: up to 45% in some areas -Very rare in United States - some human infections in U.S. actually pig Ascaris (A. suum) Fertilizer! 1 molt Third Third 2 molts in egg Ascaris Life Cycle Ascaris Life Cycle .Requires poor sanitat...

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