General Parasitology and Protozoa
All are false about Kala Azar except:
|A||Promastigote form is found in man|
|B||Montenegro reaction is positive|
|C||In India man is the only source|
|D||Recovery from kala azar does not provide lasting immunity|
a. In kala azar, amastigotes are found in the human host. Infective form that is inoculated by the sandfly is the spindle shaped and flagellated promastigote.
b. In India, man is the only reservoir.
c. Leishmanin test or Montenegro test is a delayed hypersensitivity test that is negative in the disease and becomes positive after treatment.