Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content


This image depicts a photomicrograph of a canine whipworm, Trichuris vulpis ovum, that has been extracted from a dog’s intestine. T. vulpis is a parasite that attaches itself to the canine large intestinal mucosa, by embedding its head into the mucosal lining, thereby, causing intestinal inflammation.
High Resolution: Click here for hi-resolution image (13.8 MB)
Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Mae Melvin
Creation Date:1978
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
Skip Navigation Links.

Skip Navigation Links.
Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.