General Parasitology and Protozoa
A person having diarrhea of six month duration. AFB of size 12 micron are found in stool. Most likely cause is:
a. Cyclospora oocysts are of 12 micron size. They contain 2 sporocysts with 2 sporozoites each.
b. Isospora oocysts are of 20-33 micron size. They contain 2 sporocysts with 4 sporozoites each.
c. Cryptosporidium oocysts are 4-5 micron in size and contain 4 naked sporozoites.
d. Giardia cyst are not acid fast.