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ID#:4844
Description:This micrograph depicts an egg from the trematode parasite Paragonimus westermani.
This parasite’s eggs range in size from 68µm-118µm x 39µm-67µm. They are yellow-brown, ovoidal or elongated, with a thick shell, and often asymmetrical with one end slightly flattened. At the large end, the operculum, i.e., lid or covering is visible.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1979
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Links:CDC - National Center for Infectious Diseases; Division of Parasitic Diseases: Paragonimiasis
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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.

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