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Under a magnification of 125X, this photomicrograph of an unstained mounted, formalin-preserved fecal sample, revealed the presence of a number of parasitic worm eggs, which included the eggs of a trematode, Fasciolopsis buski, an Ascaris sp. nematode, a Trichuris sp. nematode, and an unknown specie of nematodal hookworm. Each ovum displayed ultrastructural details unique to each respective specie.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Mae Melvin
Creation Date:1973
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