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protozoans

Question Answer
Giardia lambliafluorescent antibody
Cryptosporidiumfluorescent antibody
Plasmodiumblood smear
Toxoplasma gondiiCSF
Trichomonas vaginalismicroscopic ID
Entamoeba histolyticamicroscopic ID
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helminths

Question Answer
Taeniasiseggs in feces
Ancyclostoma duodenaleeggs in feces
Ascaris lumbricoideseggs in feces
Enterobius vermicularistape test
Neurocysticercosisimaging (CT MRI)
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yeasts

Question Answer
Cryptococcus neoformansCSF, India ink
Candida albicansculture
Pneumocystis jiroveccimicroscopic ID (thick walled cysts)
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molds

Question Answer
Aspergillus fumigatusimaging (aspergilloma), microscopic ID
Coccidoides immitismicroscopic ID
Dermatophytesmicroscopic ID
Sporothrix schenkiiculture
Histoplasma capsulatumculture
Penicillium/Talaromycesculture (red pigment)
Mucomycosisbiopsy
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