Group 3: Biomedical importance of Protozoa. By: Ben, Sarah, Ryan, Lawrence, and Dory. Biomedical Importance of Protista: Water Treatment. The biodegradation potential of ciliated protozoa allow natural waste-water treatment to be possible.
Group 3: Biomedical importance of Protozoa
By: Ben, Sarah, Ryan, Lawrence, and Dory
- Caused by protozoans from the genus trypanosom.
- The bloodborne sickness is transferred through the bite of a tsetse fly, from mother to fetus, and through infected needles.
- Infection is broken up into two stages
First Stage- Fever, headache, itching, and joint pain
Second Stage- Confusion, behavioral changes, poor coordination, disturbances in sleep cycle, death.