ID#: 4825
Description: Caption:
This photomicrograph reveals ultrastructural details exhibited by an unidentified embryonated ovum, which could have been produced either by an Ancylostoma sp., or a Necator sp. hookworm. Diagnostic characteristics of a hookworm eggs include, a thin shell, which is oval or ellipsoidal shape, 57µm - 76µm X 35µm - 47µm in size. If ingested, developing hookworms can cause intestinal problems including mild diarrhea or cramps.
High Resolution: Click here for hi-resolution image (6.42 MB)
Content Providers(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1979
Photo Credit:
Links:
Categories:
CDC Organization
Skip Navigation Links.

MeSH
Skip Navigation Links.
Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.