Trichrome staining is a simple yet rapid technique that produces uniformly well-stained smears of the intestinal protozoa, human cells, yeast, and artifact material.
Naegleria fowleri, commonly referred to as the “brain-eating amoeba” is a small, free-living water and soil amebae capable of causing opportunistic infections in humans.
Toxoplasmosis causes mild infections in immunocompetent individuals but can cause congenital infections if a mother acquire primary infection during pregnancy
Giardia lamblia is a protozoan flagellates that causes Giardiasis. Ova and parasite examination is a routine method of diagnosis.
Entamoeba histolytica causes amoebic dysentery (bloody diarrhea). Presence of trophozoite with ingested RBCs is diagnostic.
Causative agent of Trichomoniasis, Trichomonas vaginalis is a protozoan parasite and is transmitted sexually. It has a pear-shaped trophozoite.