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Table 1 Trophozoite size for Giardia cricetidarum and other Giardia spp

From: A new species of Giardia Künstler, 1882 (Sarcomastigophora: Hexamitidae) in hamsters

Species Length (μm) Width (μm) Length/width ratio
G. cricetidarum n. sp. 12–18 8–12 1.40
G. intestinalis 12–15 6–8 1.79
G. muris 9–12 5–7 1.75
G. microti 12–15 6–8 1.79
G. agilis 20–30 4–5 5.56
G. ardeae c.10 c.6.5 1.54
G. psittaci c.14 c.6 2.33
  1. Note: The data for Giardia spp. are from Lujan et al. [3]