Case of the Week 589
Happy Monday everyone! It's our first Monday of the Month, and time for our monthly case from Idzi Potters and the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp.
The following objects were seen in an iron hematoxylin-stained stool preparation from an asymptomatic patient with frequent travels to Asia. The objects measure 10-20 micrometers in greatest dimension.
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Iodamoeba buetschlii cysts and trophozoites