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This photomicrograph of an appendiceal tissue specimen, reveals the presence of a female pinworm, Enterobius vermicularis, previously known as Oxyuris vermicularis, which had been cut in cross-section. Note the intrauterine eggs contained within the adult worm. This view is at a higher magnification than that seen in PHIL 16100.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. George R. Healy
Creation Date:1971
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CDC Organization
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