Results for: oocyst

Where does the sexual cycle of plasmodia completed?

Growth and division of each oocyst produces thousands of active haploid forms called sporozoites. After 8-15 days, the oocyst bursts, releasing sporozoites into the body cavity of the mosquito, from which they travel to and invade the mosquito salivary glands.

What is the mode of transmission for toxoplasmosis?

consuming contaminated food or water with oocysts consuming meat containing tissue cyst tranplacental transmission to a baby from an infected mother organ or bone marrow transplantation blood transfusion contaminated items or environment with oocysts inhalation of an oocyst