Dimensions of pear-shaped trophozoite

Range length 12-15µm: width 5-9µm µm
Organism Protozoa Giardia lamblia
Reference Adam RD. Biology of Giardia lamblia. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2001 Jul14(3):447-75 DOI: 10.1128/CMR.14.3.447-475.2001 p.457 left columnPubMed ID11432808
Comments P.457 left column: "The G. lamblia trophozoites are pear-shaped and are approximately 12 to 15 μm long and 5 to 9 μm wide. The cytoskeleton includes a median body, four pairs of flagella (anterior, posterior, caudal, and ventral), and a ventral disk (Fig.8 and 9)."
Entered by Uri M
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