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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.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Mae Melvin
Creation Date: 1978
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.