Sunday, May 5, 2013

Case of the Week 256

Multiple hairs were submitted to the laboratory for microscopic examination.  Under the dissecting microscope, the following were seen:




Identification?
Thanks to H.A. for taking these photographs!

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Looks like a bad case of pubic lice. I recently heard that their habitat was threatened and that they may be on the road to extinction:

http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/mon-april-8-2013/beasts-of-the-southern-wild

Brett H-P said...

Pediculus humanus? Beautiful pics!

Lukus Roberts said...

Pthirus pubis - lovely pictures!

Anonymous said...

Phthirus pubis. Very nice pictures showing the ova also. Just a bit curious, we often find the female but not the male ones.

Florida Fan

Anonymous said...

Pubic Lice and an egg.