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Eukaryotic Microorganisms with Lab Samples

Protozoan Anatomy

General characteristics of a protozoan is by its locomotion structure.

  • psuedopodia (“false feet” these microbes are usually found at the bottom of a container, it contains solid cytoplasm or liquid cytoplasm)
  • cilia
  • flagella

Protozoans eats by invagination.

Protozoa: Plasmodium Vivax Smear

Protozoa: Trichomonas vaginalis smear

Ciliate Protozoa: Balantidium coli trophozoite

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