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)

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Is it Trichinella spiralis?

UVM resident said...

Trichinella Spiralis