Biology 546
Human parasitology laboratory tutorial

The photograph on the left is a smear from a lung lavage of an AIDS patient with pneumonia. The parasite measures about 5 micrometers across. What species is represented?

Cyclospora cayetanensis
Leishmania donovani
Pneumocystis carinii
Trypanosoma rhodesiense

Original; photograph by S.J. Upton

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