The CTO1500 Drinking Water System by GE reduces the following contaminants: Asbestos fibers* Cysts such as Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica and Cryptosporidium parvum And the following substances: Chlorine taste and odor Dirt and cloudiness* Mold and algae* Oxidized iron* Oxidized manganese* Oxidized sulfides* Particles 1/2 micron and larger in size
E.histolytica has two stages which are trophozoite and cysts. The cysts are marked by the presence of a chromatoid body, and chromatin clumping along with several karyosomes. The trophozoite is makred by a single karyosome and ingested RBC. The infection can be treated with iodoquinol, paromomycin, metronidazole, dehydroemetine, and combinations.