ID#: 10180
This is a photomicrograph depicting a Trichinella spiralis cyst, that was embedded in a muscle tissue specimen, in a case of trichinellosis, which is acquired by ingesting meat containing cysts (encysted larvae) of Trichinella sp. roundworm (nematode) parasites.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Irving G. Kagan
Creation Date: 1961
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.