ID#: 21532
Under a magnification of 1700X, this photomicrograph of a blood smear specimen, revealed some of the ultrastructural details in the head region of a Brugia malayi microfilarial parasite. Note the characteristic absence of nuclei in the cephalic space, and the bunched sheath enclosing the head region.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Mae Melvin
Creation Date: 1966
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CDC Organization
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