• protozoan parasite
  • Also, Plasmodium is the name given to the genus of the protozoan parasite that causes malaria malaria, infectious parasitic disease that can be either acute or chronic and is frequently recurrent. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • BACKGROUND: The obligate intracellular protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii infects humans and other warm-blooded animals and establishes a chronic infection in the central nervous system after invasion. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Our studies suggest that in T. cruzi PP2A is important for the complete transformation of trypomastigotes into amastigotes during the life cycle of this protozoan parasite. (biochemj.org)