Biology 625
Supplemental visual material

Cryptosporidium varani (syn. C. saurophilum)
from leopard geckos (Eublepharis macularis)

Wasting syndrome due to chronic
intestinal infection

Cryptosporidium oocysts
fecal smear, acid fast stain
(oocysts reddish)

Histological section of small intestine
showing developmental stages (dark dots)
projecting into lumen of gut


Originals; photographs courtesy Dr. Rob L. Coke

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