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Figure 3: A ciliated bronchial ciliated cell and Lophomonas blattarum in wet mount of sputum specimen: (left) Ciliated bronchial cell-note the columnar shape, and terminal bar and inserted cilia at the apical end. (Right) Lophomonas blattarum– note the oval shape, granular cytoplasm with phagocytosed particles and a tuft of flagella (arrow) (×1000; bar: 6 μm) (Reproduced from Martinez-Giron and van Woerden)[3]

Figure 3: A ciliated bronchial ciliated cell and <i>Lophomonas blattarum</i> in wet mount of sputum specimen: (left) Ciliated bronchial cell-note the columnar shape, and terminal bar and inserted cilia at the apical end. (Right) <i>Lophomonas blattarum</i>– note the oval shape, granular cytoplasm with phagocytosed particles and a tuft of flagella (arrow) (×1000; bar: 6 μm) (Reproduced from Martinez-Giron and van Woerden)<sup>[3]</sup>