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GTN 3704 WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT: VIRUSES AND PARASITES

Work in a group of 3-4 people Choose one of the following topics (on vruses and parasites)below : Hepatitis A Hepatitis E Rotavirus Norwalk virus Parvovirus

Giardia lamblia Cryptosporidium parvum Taenia solium Taenia saginata Trichinella spp. Entamoeba histolytica
Anisakid nematodes

Paragonimus westermani Diphyllobothrium latum Cyclospora cayetanensis Taxoplasma gondii

Ascaris lumbricoides Fasciolopsis buski

Discuss in details on the; o Characteristics of the organism o The important reservoir/carrier o Transmission mode o Examples of foods incriminated with that organism o Illness type o Incubation period o Disease severity (mild, moderate or fatal) o Toxic or infectious illness dose o And other related informations

This is a written assignment Submit the hard / softcopy by : 31 October 2013 (Thursday); 5pm .