Consider the following diseases:

  1. Cholera
  2. Malaria
  3. Tuberculosis
  4. Sleeping sickness

Which of the above diseases are caused by protozoan?

Answer: [C] 2 & 4 Only

Sleeping sickness is caused by two germs (protozoa), Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and Trypanosomoa brucei gambiense. Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease affecting humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans.

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