"Over half of the world's population is infected with eukaryotic pathogens - fungi, algae, protozoans, and parasitic helminthes .”—Tortora, G. J., Funke, B. R., & Case, C. L. (2004). Microbiology - An Introduction. San Francisco, CA: Pearson Education, Inc.
This section of the microbiological laboratory experience was designed to familiarize students with important microorganisms of clinical significance. Below is a comprehensive list of all prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms available for the microbiological survey portion of lab.
- Survey Slides: access pictures and brief descriptions for each organism, or individually as linked below.
- Amoeba proteus
- Giardia lamblia
- Paramecium caudatum
- Plasmodium falciparum
- Trichomonas vaginalis
- Trypanosoma gambiense