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This photomicrograph reveals ultrastructural details exhibited by an egg of the human whipworm, Trichuris trichiura, the causal agent of trichuriasis. These infections are more frequent among children, in areas with tropical weather and poor sanitation practices.
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Content Providers(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1979
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