ID#: 16100
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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 lower magnification than that seen in PHIL 15698.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. George R. Healy
Creation Date: 1971
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