Different types of parasites


Due to the great variety in parasitic organisms in Nature they can be divided in many different classes:

 Type of parasite

Examples

 (Viruses)

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 (Bacteria)

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 Phytoparasites

Yeasts (Candida),
Fungi

 Zooparasites

 

 Ectoparasites

Bugs, lice (punaises, poux)

 Endoparasites

bloodvessels: Schistosoma
intestin: Taenia
tissues: Trichinella
cells: Leishmania, Toxoplasma

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Last updated: 29 September 2000.

created by :Fred Opperdoes