Monday, January 11, 2010

Case of the Week 101

Since this is Case 101, I figured I would give a case that is suitable for "parasitology 101". Hopefully, you will all enjoy this straight forward case:

Identify the following eggs from stool wet preparation. They measure approximately 30 microns in length:


Anonymous said...

clonorchis sinensis

Scott said...

Clonorchis sinensis eggs (first choice) could also be Opisthorchis viverrini eggs???

Anonymous said...

Clonorchis sinensis. I just learned that the name Clonorchis comes from the Latin (I presume, or maybe Greek) clon = divided and orchis = testes, referring to the paired testes. BW in VT

CanCEr said...

This like fasiola

Salbrent said...

Any travel or medical history?
Great images!
Size and shape of eggs are very interesting.