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This photomicrograph of an unstained mount of formalin-preserved feces, depicts a parasitic Echinostoma sp. ovum, and three Ascaris sp. ova. Note the size differential between the larger, Echinostoma egg, to that of the Ascaris eggs, which were about half the size of the former.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Mae Melvin
Creation Date:1973
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CDC Organization
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