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ID#:5234
Description:This micrograph reveals developing Trichinella cysts within human muscle tissue.
After exposure to gastric acid and pepsin, the larvae are released from the cysts and invade the small bowel mucosa where they develop into adult worms. After 1 wk., the females release larvae that migrate to the striated muscles where they encyst.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1982
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Links:CDC - National Center for Infectious Diseases; Division of Parasitic Diseases: Trichinellosis
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