Microbiological and Chemical Exposure Assessment
Cryptosporidium and Giardia
Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts and Giardia lamblia (intestinalis) cysts imaged together for purposes of comparison. In the photomicrograph, the C. parvum oocysts are distinguished from neighboring G. lamblia cysts by their smaller size. Bar = 10 microns.
Source: C. parvum - Calf stool; G. lamblia - Gerbil stool.
Method: Confocal Microscopy