Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Parasites in Faeces

Parasitology case from Sankt Peterburg, Russia

Can you identify these particles?

35 years old female from Sankt Peterburg has diarrhoea and abdominal pain. Stool sample was taken and findings are on the image below. The size of the particles are around 12 micrometers.




















Answer: Cysts of Giardia lamblia
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RAWDA RUTH SARRAIL said...

*Giardia lamblia mature & immature cystic stage parasite. ~

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