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This scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image depicted a group of Giardia sp. trophozoites that were clustered on the intestinal mucosal surface. Immediately adjacent to these organisms were a number of the characteristic circulars lesions that can be left on the surface as a result of the tight adhesion of the organism’s ventral adhesive disk.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Stan Erlandsen
Creation Date:1999
Photo Credit:Dr. Stan Erlandsen
CDC Organization
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