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1. Schistosoma spp are Trematodes (flukes) that cause schistosomaisis, which causes muscle aches, renal failure, splenomelagy, increased blood pressure and heart failure among other things

  • True
  • False
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2. Fasciola hepatica is a ________ that causes hepatitis in humans

  • Fluke
  • Roundworm

3. A parasite is an organism that obtains nutrients from its host causing illness in the host

  • True
  • False

4. The tapeworm attatchesitself via scolex, and the outer cuticle skin is thin and the tapeworm absorbs its nutrients through this

  • True
  • False

5. A common _____ is Giardia Lamblia and is a fairly benign GI illness, and is common where clean water isn't available

  • Flagellates
  • Cilliates
  • Amoeba


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