Biology 546
Human parasitology laboratory tutorial

The photograph on the left is from a fecal smear. The individual was being tested for something unrelated to the finding; the cyst is simply a fortuitous and incidental finding. The cyst measured about 15 micrometers in length. What species is represented?

Endolimax nana
Entamoeba coli
Giardia lamblia
Iodamoeba buetschlii

Original; photograph by S. J. Upton

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