LM of oocysts of Cryptosporidium parvum in stool

LM of oocysts of Cryptosporidium parvum in stool

Z115/0044 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.2MB

Downloadable file size: 2.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Cryptosporidium. Light micrograph of a human stool sample showing a stage in the life-cycle of the parasitic protozoan Cryptosporidium parvum. Rounded oocysts (pink) are seen, which contain the infective sporozoite stage. This parasite causes severe diarrhoea in humans, a condition known as cryptosporidiosis. It can be spread from person to person or from domestic animals to people. The diarrhoea typically lasts for around a week, and other symptoms include fever, nausea and abdominal pain. The infection is more severe in immune suppressed patients, and is common in patients suffering from AIDS. Brightfield illumination. Magnification: x1000 at 35mm size.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, cause, cryptosporidiosis, cryptosporidium, cryptosporidium par, cryptosporidium parv, cryptosporidium parvum, cryptosporidium sp., diarrhoea, faeces, invertebrate, invertebrates, light micrograph, nature, oocyst, parasite, protozoa, protozoan, sporozoan, wildlife, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.