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Description:A photomicrograph of a Trichuris vulpis egg that has been removed from a dog’s intestine.
T. vulpis, or "Canine Whipworm", is a parasite that attaches itself to the canine large intestinal mucosa by embedding its head, thereby, causing intestinal inflammation.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Mae Melvin
Creation Date:1978
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CDC Organization
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