Monday, September 10, 2012

Case of the Week 223

The following were seen in a stool parasitic examination on a 38 year old man from Egypt.  Identification?  (CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE)



9 comments:

Sapna said...

Schistosomiasis mansoni- eggs with typical lateral spine.

Cesar Barros said...

Xisto! Schistosoma mansoni, common here in Brazil.

Best.

Anonymous said...

Schistosoma mansoni ova. Typical lateral spine present. Very nice pictures.
Florida fan

Anonymous said...

Agree with S. mansoni, although S. haematobium is more common in Egypt.

Musigny1955 said...

Lovely S. mansoni egg with lateral spine -

Brent said...

Schistosoma mansoni eggs showing lateral spine and contains a miracidium

Thanks for sharing

DC29 said...

Schistosoma mansoni. Thanks for sharing. I also learned a lot from reading the comments.

Parasite Gal said...

Thanks for all of the comments! I learn from reading them too.

DrMano78 said...

Agree with the previous posts. The pictures are so clear.
Thanks