Plasmodium: Learning Outcomes

by Vincent Racaniello, PhD

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    00:00 So I hope after having listened to this lecture, you'll know that there are four different strains of human malaria parasites and that they are transmitted by mosquitoes of what sex? Yes, females. You will also be familiar with the Plasmodium lifecycle in the mosquito and in the humans and you will understand how to prevent and treat malaria.

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    The lecture Plasmodium: Learning Outcomes by Vincent Racaniello, PhD is from the course Parasites.

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    1. Plasmodium sporozyte
    2. Plasmodium falciparum
    3. Pladmodium vivax
    4. Plasmodium malariae
    5. Plasmodium ovale
    1. Chlordiazepoxide
    2. Mefloquine
    3. Malarone
    4. Quinine
    5. Halofantrine
    1. An anti-malarial vaccine
    2. Wearing insect repellent on the body during the day
    3. Having a mosquito net over the bed at night
    4. Covering the body with clothing
    5. Putting screens in windows
    1. It is transmitted among humans by the bite of an infected female Anopheles mosquito
    2. There are animal variants of malaria and the can cause human disease
    3. There are three different strains of human malaria parasites
    4. The use of the artemisin drug type over many years led to extensive resistance, so it is no longer useful
    5. A window screen does not cut down on likelihood of contracting malaria
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    1. Female Anopheles mosquito
    2. Male Anopheles mosquito
    3. Sporothrix Schenckii
    4. Ixodes Scapularis
    5. Mansonia Mosquito

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     Vincent Racaniello, PhD

    Vincent Racaniello, PhD

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