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Cryptosporidium , tracheal mucosa, turkey
<i >Cryptosporidium</i> , tracheal mucosa, turkey
Cryptosporidium , tracheal mucosa, turkey

Cryptosporidium protozoal organisms within the apical aspects of the tracheal mucosa of a turkey. Cryptosporidium are intracellular but extracytoplasmic, giving the appearance of the organisms being outside the host cell.

Courtesy of Dr. Jean Sander.