Parasites/Protozoa

Parasitic/Protozoal Resource Library

We are working to upload content related to each topic discussed below. Stay tuned as we continue to add more content for each section! Let us know if you’d like to contribute!

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Parasites/Protozoa

Introduction to Protozoal Diseases

Entamoeba Species, Including Amebic Colitis and Liver Abscess

Free-Living Amebae

Malaria

Leishmania Species

Trypanosoma Species: Biology of of Trypanosomes

Agents of African Trypanosomiasis

Toxoplasma gondii

Giardia lamblia

Trichomonas vaginalis

Babesia Species

Cryptosporidiosis

Cyclospora cayetanensis, Cystoisospora belli, Sarcocystis Species, Balantidium coli, and Bastocystis Species

Human Illness Associated With Harmful Algal Blooms

Introduction to Helminth Infections

Intestinal Nematodes

Tissue Nematodes, Including Trichinellosis, Dracunculiasis, Filariasis, Loiasis, and Onchoceriasis

Trematodes

Tapeworms

Cysticercosis

Visceral Larva Migrans and Other Uncommon Helminth Infections

Introduction to Ectoparasitic Diseases

Lice

Scabies

Myiasis and Tungiasis

Mites, Including Chiggers

Ticks, Including Tick Paralysis

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