Giardia

A Giema stained slide from duodenal mucosa. The little dark creatures on top are parasites named Giardia. They can live without oxigen (anaerobic). To move around they have 4 pairs of flagellates. Accorinding to info on wiki¬†Giardia were first described by the Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (a Dutch microscopist) in 1681. The genus is named after…