Biology 546
Human parasitology laboratory tutorial

The photograph on the left is from a stained, histological section of the brain of a Texas man. He died following a rapidly progressing neurological disease that included smell and taste disturbances, coma, and finally death. What species may be represented?

Entamoeba histolytica
Leishmania donovani
Naegleria fowleri
Trypanosoma gambiense

Original; photograph by S.J. Upton

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