Monday, December 29, 2008

Case of the Week 51

The following is a "squash prep" of muscle tissue submitted from a Peruvian man with muscle aches and diffuse swelling. The coiled objects measure approximately 18 microns across. Identification? (CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE)


Anonymous said...

Is it Trichinella spiralis?

UVM resident said...

Trichinella Spiralis