General Characters of Phylum Protozoa

General Characters of Phylum Protozoa

General Characters of Phylum Protozoa Some of the characteristics are: There are about 50,000 known species of Phylum Protozoa. Protozoans exhibit mainly two forms of life; free-living (aquatic, fresh water, sea water) and parasitic (ectoparasites or endoparasites). They are also commensal in habitat. They are small, usually microscopic, not visualize without a microscope. They are … Read moreGeneral Characters of Phylum Protozoa

Differences between Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum

Differences between Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum

Differences between Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum Five species of Plasmodium are believed to cause malaria in humans: Plasmodium vivax, P. falciparum, P. malariae, P .ovale and P. knowlesi.  Of the five species that infect humans, P. vivax and P. falciparum cause 95% of the total infections. S.N. Character Plasmodium vivax Plasmodium falciparum 1. Disease Caused … Read moreDifferences between Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum