Case #386 – December 2014

For the last Monthly Case Study for 2014, the DPDx Team thought we would fill your holiday stockings with a plethora of parasites! The following images were taken from a trichrome-stained stool specimen collected from a Haitian refugee. The original report documented several intestinal protozoa. How many can you identify?

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Images presented in the DPDx case studies are from specimens submitted for diagnosis or archiving. On rare occasions, clinical histories given may be partly fictitious.

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